Re: on co-opting impulses towards organized religion

From: Party of Citizens (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 20:55:53 MDT

On Fri, 27 Jul 2001 wrote:

> In a message dated 7/27/01 4:07:27 PM, writes:
> >What proportion of mutations induced in laboratories are adaptive
> >vs. deleterious?
> One Drosophila study found 10% were advantageous. However, the
> current thinking is that mutations are almost never advantageous in the
> native environment; the high rate is because Drosophila in the lab has
> a very different environment than Drosophila in the wild (even if the
> "wild" is people's garbage cans)

Has anyone demonstrated then that any mutation induced in any species is
adaptive in the wild?

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