Terms like “almost unbelievable” and “magic” are rare in science. One can’t help wondering whether they are code for “This isn’t what Darwinian evolution would teach us to expect but we can’t talk about that, of course.”
Tag: bdelloid rotifer (and horizontal gene transfer)
Animal DNA modifier captured from bacteria 60 million years ago
The obvious question this raises is, what about all the detailed Darwinian narratives that a horizontal gene transfer could obviate?