Lyme bacteria show that evolvability is evolvable

Natural selection favours those with a greater capacity to generate genetic variation. Hannah Hoag 14 November 2013   Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, is skilled at evading the immune responses of its animal hosts. STEM JEMS/SPL Some gamblers succeed by spiriting cards up their sleeves, giving them a wider range of hands to play….