Is evolvability evolvable?

@article{Pigliucci2008IsEE,
  title={Is evolvability evolvable?},
  author={Massimo Pigliucci},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2008},
  volume={9},
  pages={75-82}
}
In recent years, biologists have increasingly been asking whether the ability to evolve — the evolvability — of biological systems, itself evolves, and whether this phenomenon is the result of natural selection or a by-product of other evolutionary processes. The concept of evolvability, and the increasing theoretical and empirical literature that refers to it, may constitute one of several pillars on which an extended evolutionary synthesis will take shape during the next few years, although… CONTINUE READING
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