Frozen Evolution book

Most biologists and biology students think that evolutionary biology is basically a closed chapter of science. But what if this is not the way things are? What if evolutionary biology underwent a quite fundamental revolution in the 70's and 80's of the past century, following which all the textbooks in this field should basically be rewritten?  >> Read more

Frozen plasticity theory

This theory suggests a mechanism of the origin of adaptive traits in sexual organisms. The classical Darwinian mechanism of the origin of adaptive traits by natural selection can explain the evolution of such traits only under a very special situation, e.g., in a genetically homogeneous population of asexual organisms. The frozen plasticity theory is much more general: It can also explain the origin and evolution of adaptive traits in a genetically heterogeneous population of sexual organisms. >> Read more

Watch out for Toxo! The Secret Guide to Practical Science.

IX. Toxo’s effect on the performance of our soldiers and pilots

Working with the psychology clinic at the Central Military Hospital in Prague, we tested in much greater detail the differences in performance between Toxo positive and negative people. Over the years, thousands of recruits in this workplace slipped through our hands, because those who were supposed to be military drivers in garrisons near Prague, part of patrol service or the Prague Castle Guard, had their psychological examination in this hospital. >> Read more

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