Plant Fixes Its Flawed Gene

"In a startling discovery, geneticists at Purdue University say they have found plants that possess a corrected version of a defective gene inherited from both their parents, as if some handy backup copy with the right version had been made in the grandparents' generation or earlier." Full article at NYTimes.

Very, very cool!

Can this somehow be related to Neoteny?

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