Huge study shows yeasts evolve by reducing their complexity | Uncommon Descent

Not by adding to it. Everyone seems to be talking about devolution (“reductive evolution”) these days. From ScienceDaily:”This is the first large genome project like this that actually looks at hundreds of different eukaryotic species, not different individuals or isolates of the same species,” sa

Source: Huge study shows yeasts evolve by reducing their complexity | Uncommon Descent

There will be cyborgs on Mars! says well-known astronomer | Uncommon Descent

From Sir Martin Rees at NBC:AI apocalypse is certainly in the air. Elon Musk, Henry Kissinger, and the late Stephen Hawking have all predicted an AI doomsday. Industry professionals’ doubt and disparagement don’t seem to register with the media in the same way.Rees, who is former president of

Source: There will be cyborgs on Mars! says well-known astronomer | Uncommon Descent