Ah, the giraffe. Darwin put his mechanism at war with Lamarck’s to explain the giraffe’s long neck. Evolutionists are still battling over the question.
These episodes will slip in smoothly in public school science classrooms, someday when all the schools reopen.
Today the term Lysenkoism applies to any use of government power to enforce scientific orthodoxy.
As Lysenkoism enjoys a revival in Russia, it thrives here too.
Methylation of key development genes represses their expression, and with it eye development, in this venerable icon of evolution.