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  • Most genes don't change very much at all, even the body-plan genes seem to be very similar in the mouse and blue whale.

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  • Of course, proponents of the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis would have us believe the Grays are an alien species that has, despite all odds, evolved into a caricature of the human body-plan.

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  • For the same reason, the journal will not publish a rebuttal to the thesis of the paper, the superiority of intelligent design ID over evolution as an explanation of the emergence of Cambrian body-plan diversity.

    Lonnig's "Dynamic Genomes" paper: A quick critique. - The Panda's Thumb

  • This provides important evolutionary information, revealing much earlier origins of modern octopuses and their characteristic eight-legged body-plan, Fuchs said.

  • When did octopuses acquire their characteristic body-plan, for example?


  • Even if you have never encountered an octopus in the flesh, the eight arms, suckers, and sack-like body are almost as familiar a body-plan as the four legs, tail and head of cats and dogs.



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