What Happens When You Put Evolution on Replay?

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If you could rewind time and let evolution happen all over again, would the end result resemble life as we know it? This is no longer a theoretical question. While he was at Georgia Tech, School of Biological Sciences'  Eric Gaucher worked with Betul Kacar on a NASA-funded project to replay evolution again and again with the bacterium E. coli, rewinding the evolution of a specific key protein that the bacteria needed to survive.

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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences

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Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics
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School of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences, Eric Gaucher
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  • Created On: Mar 9, 2018 - 3:54pm
  • Last Updated: Mar 12, 2018 - 10:30am