Can Culture Be Encoded in DNA? New Research Says “Yes”

5 08 2009

The “Nature versus Nurture” debate just got more complicated. Well, even more complicated than the original “If you really think you can reduce all of biology to such a simplistic division you’re missing pretty much every point involved” complication. Birds have been observed reconstructing cultural information in complete isolation, meaning that culture can be genetically encoded.

via Can Culture Be Encoded in DNA? New Research Says “Yes”.

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