Latest Lamarckism Stories
The domestication of chickens has given rise to rapid and extensive changes in genome function.
Salk scientists discover 'hidden' code in DNA evolves more rapidly than genetic code.
Early 20th century evolutionist may have discovered epigenetics.
For years, genes have been considered the one and only way biological traits could be passed down through generations of organisms.
German scientists say they have discovered cabbage looper caterpillars are able to alter the expression of their genes in response to plant bacteria. The scientists, led by Dalial Freitak at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, determined the caterpillars (Trichoplusia ni) alter their genes associated with metabolism, homeostasis and immunity.
Edward Drinker Cope (July 28, 1840 – April 12, 1897) was an American Paleontologist and a founder of the Neo-Lamarckism school of thought. Despite little formal scientific training, Cope was one of the most prolific researchers in his field, publishing 1,400 papers during his lifetime. His expeditions and dedication enabled him to discover, describe and name more than 1,000 vertebrate species, making him one of the greatest contributors to the field of paleontology to date. Edward Cope...
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