Tagged: long-term evolution

Lenski and 50,000 generations of E. coli - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 17, 2010

Richard Dawkins didn’t mention it during his visit to New Zealand, but a long-running experiment that most clearly demonstrates how evolution works celebrated a major milestone last month. Since 1988, at his lab at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, evolutionary biologist Richard Lenski has been running an ongoing experiment that demonstrates on a small scale how genetic mutations … Read More