Study challenges evolutionary theory that DNA mutations are random

Studying the genome of thale cress, a small flowering weed, led to a new understanding about DNA mutations. Credit: Pádraic Flood

A simple roadside weed may hold the key to understanding and predicting DNA mutation, according to new research from University of California, Davis, and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Germany.  […]

Source: Study challenges evolutionary theory that DNA mutations are random

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