Science | Research shows the theory does not account for the complexity of genetics
by Julie Borg
Posted 9/21/17, 04:07 pm
The Darwinian concept of natural selection seems pretty straightforward: The most fit survive and pass their genes on to their offspring, while unfit organisms die off. But new research, published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, shows survival is a lot more complicated, and natural selection is neither clear-cut nor provable.