Evolutionary Chance Mutation: A Defense of the Modern Synthesis' Consensus ViewSkip other details (including permanent urls, DOI, citation information)
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1. Biologists use both terms “chance” and “random” to describe the character of genetic mutations. I will usually restrict myself in this paper to the broader term “chance” to designate the consensus view on genetic mutations. In fact, the term “random” can be interpreted according to more specific mathematical connotations (Merlin 2009).
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