A computational study reveals surprising flexibility hidden within metabolic networks, providing new evidence for an evolutionary concept called exaptation.
About the author
Wynne Parry is a journalist who covers the biological sciences and other topics. Her work has appeared on ScientificAmerican.com, Txchnologist.com and LiveScience.com, and in the New York Post, The New York Times and elsewhere. Before focusing on science, she covered education in Stamford, Conn.