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.
So-called “fairy circles” yielded to a natural explanation, according to a research team: they are abandoned termite mounds. Now, however, another natural theory is rising.
Scientists watched microbes inherit extreme acid resistance in Yellowstone hot springs not through genetics, but through epigenetics.
Why not treat the whole genome as functional? This is a radical concept, but perhaps the focus on genes distorts our understanding.
Researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands made “a remarkable discovery” about a protein named Polycomb that binds to DNA.