The same researchers have previously mentioned other ways to get around Mendel. See abstract #34.
Almost as interestingly, this discovery could undercut the deleterious mutation hypothesis theory of why sexual reproduction is useful, useful despite what John Maynard Smith termed its "two-fold cost", and explain the eighty-million years of asexual reproduction without extinction in bdelloid rotifers.
Also, brought to you by the letter... 3FB? DNA gets a fake fifth letter.
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