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Most of us know about specific biotechnologies but may be less aware of the underlying process. This essay analyzes that process and speculates on its meaning. It introduces the term artificial evolution , here defined as the controlled micromanipulation of genetic information from one generation...
Neural Darwinism is a theory of cognition developed by Gerald Edelman along with George Reeke and Olaf Sporns at Rockefeller University. As its name suggests, neural Darwinism is modeled after biological Darwinism, and its authors assert that the two processes are strongly analogous. Both operate...