Natural Selection of Flipons (IMAGE) InsideOutBio Caption A flipon acts as a switch by changing shape to produce different responses as the input changes. Natural selection then chooses flipons that are most adaptive to a constantly changing environment. Flipons are made from simple sequences repeated a number of times. The repeats vary in length and location between individuals Credit Alan Herbert Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License CC0 Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.