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Diversity and accuracy in molecular evolution: sketches past, present and future

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Species are eternal. To be sure, any individual deviates somewhat from the original type; usually, for any given character within a species (body size, hairiness, visual acuity, etc.) there is an observable diversity. Biometric studies show that individual properties and performances follow more or less Gaussian distributions in a population as a result of various environmental perturbations. External influences, by slightly perturbing at one point or another the development of the organism, will endow the individual with special traits. The child does not resemble his parents exactly.

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Translation Error Translation Apparatus Close Variant Avian Sarcoma Virus Translational Ambiguity 
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