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Author Topic:   Can mutation and selection increase information?
NosyNed
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Message 9 of 222 (809346)
05-17-2017 9:42 PM
Reply to: Message 7 by Faith
05-17-2017 8:54 PM


Re: No new information needed
No mutations needed, no extra alleles needed, just the combining of the two-form genes through sexual recombination. (I'm only thinking of sexually reproducing creatures).

But they are there. And you agreed that they are.


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Message 43 of 222 (811744)
06-11-2017 1:07 PM
Reply to: Message 42 by RAZD
06-11-2017 12:04 PM


Words
But they do reproduce and die. Words are a good analogy and maybe more than an analogy they are actually undergoing evolution. Evolutionary methods are used to uncover language relationships.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolutionary_linguistics


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