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How a French king’s legacy revealed a loophole in evolution

How a French king’s legacy revealed a loophole in evolution

Salon - Devang Mehta

A little more than 40 years ago, Richard Dawkins wrote his landmark book, The Selfish Gene, and changed our view of evolution forever. Dawkins, drawing on work by several contemporary scientists, made a simple argument, very persuasively, that evolution by natural selection operates on individual …

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