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What would happen if the tape of evolution were rerun?

Simon Conway Morris tells the story of his PhD research on the Burgess shale and Stephen Jay Gould's popularisation of the results. He explains why he came to disagree with Gould on the randomness of evolution, and gives an example: the Octopus 'arm.'

Difficulty: Intermediate