Acquired traits can be inherited via small RNAs
The findings suggest that Lamarck, whose theory of evolution was eclipsed by Darwin's, may not have been entirely wrong.
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#1 Dec 12, 2011
This adds to numerous recent experimental evidence that inheritance of acquired characteristics exist.
For example, in 2009/10 Swedish scientists showed that chickens who experienced a varying pattern of lighting produced offspring that were more aggressive than a comparitor group of identical chickens.
The only thing stopping the concept being widely accepted is that Neo Darwinian orthodoxy inhibits it.
#2 Dec 14, 2011
so a new theory will have to reformulate and joining that evidence with the classic theory. Who will do it?
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