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Stress Induced Mutation

Dan Hartl, Sewall Wright, and the Role of "Ecological Opportunity" in Evolution

James A. Shapiro | Posted 11.12.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Molecular analysis of genome regulation and change have uncovered additional pathways for ecological input into the evolutionary process.

Experimental Evolution: How Can We Watch Natural Genetic Engineering in Real Time?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 08.25.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

I have argued that natural genetic engineering is the real creative process in evolutionary innovation. A central but undocumented feature of my argument is that cells can coordinate separate DNA-change events to produce functional new genome structures.