When sunlight is adequate, leaves are happy. On some days, though, there can be too much of a good thing.
According to a robotically repeated talking point favored by evolution proponents, loyal adherence to Darwin’s theory is crucial to the future of biological research.
Here is a thought-provoking hypothesis in this week’s Science. I wonder how (or if) it could be tested.
We looked at some papers claiming to see evolution happening in real time, to see if natural selection has actually invented a new function, or just broke an existing function.
Their review pretty much completely misses the mark. Nonetheless, it is a good illustration of how sincere-yet-perplexed professional evolutionary biologists view the data.