Beating nature at its own game

It was 150 years ago that Charles Darwin first showed to the world that nature makes subtle changes in species, and passes them onto future generations. The ones that help the species survive get passed on. The others die with the unfortunate. It wasn’t until 1944 that DNA was identified as the carrier of those traits. Following these critical discoveries, scientific research has enabled man to do what nature does, sometimes beating it at its own game.

Beating nature at its own game – Roundtable Review, 29 May 2012