Now you understand why nothing in biology makes sense except in the â€œlightâ€ of evolution. By stating at the outset that â€œwhatever happens, evolution did it,â€ evolution canâ€™t be falsified. Itâ€™s a completely vacuous theory that is true by definition. It explains opposite things. It canâ€™t possibly be wrong, if you can mold enough skulls full of mush to accept the premise. The only hard part is making up the just-so story to explain the de jure fact. We think people should go for de facto facts. link
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survival of the slowest
It is the first time that evolution has been shown to select for this trait in individuals of any species.
Snails with lower metabolisms are at an advantage because they have more energy to spend on other activities such as growth or reproduction, the researchers say in the journal Evolution.
Can evolution make things less complicated?
â€œWe do think there is a tendency to look at evolution as progressive,â€ he said. â€œWe prefer to think of evolution as backwards, sideways, and occasionally forward.â€
The numerous examples â€œillustrate the Darwinian view of evolution as a reversible process in the sense that â€˜eyes can be acquired and eyes can be lost.â€™ Genome evolution is a two-way street,â€ Kurland says.