An Illustrated Introduction to the Basic Biological Principles
by Simon Fu
Publisher: arXiv 2009
Number of pages: 107
Both external environmental selection and internal lower-level evolution are essential for an integral picture of evolution. This paper proposes that the division of internal evolution into DNA/RNA pattern formation (genotype) and protein functional action (phenotype) resolves a universal conflict between fitness and evolvability.
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