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Submitted by LucidBeast
LucidBeast (601749) writes "Carl Woese is quoted in New Scientist article: "Biology built up a facade of mathematics around the juxtaposition of Mendelian genetics with Darwinism,and as a result it neglected to study the most important problem in science — the nature of the evolutionary process."

Carl Woese and physicist Nigel Goldenfeld argue, that even in its sophisticated modern form, Darwins theory applies only to a recent phase of life on Earth."
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The meat is rotten, but the booze is holding out. Computer translation of "The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

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