Geneticist Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig concludes that, “Sexual selection is not the cause of the long-necked giraffe.”
The interview is very accessible to the non-scientist and, in my opinion, is one of the best discussions of the major issues in this debate I have ever heard.
It can detect a single photon. It can test the foundations of our understanding of nature. And it is also a piece of “botched” work by evolution?
As Tom Bethell points out, there is a lot more to living things than their DNA.
“Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn’t contain any genes,” reports the Francis Crick Institute.