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Dwight E. Lynn dlynn at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
Thu Dec 21 07:15:51 EST 1995



>On Thu, 21 Dec 1995, Giovanni Maga wrote:

>> In article <4babcv$mnk at news.doit.wisc.edu>, Wilfred Perlmutter
>> <laurfluff at macc.wisc.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> > You should be interested in knowing that a friend of mine who is a 
>> > biostatistician working with viruses and related phenomenae informed me 
>> > that the chance that viruses could evolve on their own is virtually 
>> > infinitesimally small.  Simply more hard data backing me up.
>
> If true, how your friend explain biodiversity in general or evolution of
> influenza viruses that come up with different strains every year?
> Better you start to study molecular biology (together with your friend
> maybe...).
> 
Wilford should also ask his friend what the odds are that intelligent 
life evolved (of course I'm excluding him from the category ;-)). 



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