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A flying what? Symbiosis retracts paper claiming new species arise from accidental mating

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In 2009, Donald Williamson made what many biologists said was an extraordinary claim: The reason caterpillars become butterflies is that two different species accidentally mated with one another. As Brendan Borrell explained at the time in Scientific American: Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by ivanoransky

November 2, 2011 at 9:30 am

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