Random noise gave vital boost to primitive life

Ananthaswamy, Anil
November 2002
New Scientist;11/23/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2370, p19
Reports on the importance of right combination of random events or biological noise in counteracting the high mutation rate in primitive earth, thus speeding up evolution. Role of developmental noise in natural selection and replication; Relationship between developmental noise and toleration of mutations by an organism.


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