Swedish scientist Arne Müntzing used two plant species to make a hybrid that underwent chromosome doubling to produce hempnettle, a member of the mint family.
When the drought ended and the rains returned, however, food was plentiful, and the average beak size returned to normal.
Some ideologies (such as Darwinism) wrap themselves in the mantle of science even though they lack — or are inconsistent with — the evidence.
Cancel culture is becoming surreal. Or should I say even more surreal? “Exotic birds” are now judged to be offensive. What next?
Neil Thomas, a professor and member of the British Rationalist Association, was a committed Darwinist and agnostic.