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Modernizing the Modern Synthesis

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Science  11 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5886, pp. 196-197
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5886.196

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Seventy years ago, evolutionary biologists hammered out the modern synthesis to bring Darwin's ideas in line with current insights into how organisms change through time. Some say it's time for Modern Synthesis 2.0.