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80 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 November 2007 06:57AM

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Comment author: Nick_Tarleton 03 November 2007 01:51:16AM 1 point [-]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Competent_cell

"In microbiology, genetics, cell biology and molecular biology, competence is the ability of a cell to take up extracellular ("naked") DNA from its environment."

I don't see what problem this causes for evolution.