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Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

Ken Hagan Gold badge


I thought viruses officially weren't alive, so I find this an unconvincing demonstration that living things can speciate.

Worse, it probably hurts your case. If you subsequently show that the bacteria evolve into resistant and distinct sub-groups then you might have a story worth telling. Sadly, however, no-one will be listening because you made a similar claim in the past and were discredited.

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