Ecology Letters

Mitochondrial genes matter

Contrary to common belief, mitochondrial genes seem to matter for how well individuals survive and reproduce. These new results are reported by researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, who studied the genes ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Biotechnology
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Cushion plants help other plants survive

Alpine cushion plants help other plants in harsh mountain environments to survive. This is shown by new research involving researchers from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, the results of which are now ...

dateFeb 18, 2013 in Ecology
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Evolutionary benefits of sex in difficult places

(Phys.org) -- University of Auckland scientists have provided the first experimental explanation of how sexual reproduction helps species adapt in challenging real-world environments, solving a classic conundrum in evolutionary ...

dateJun 14, 2012 in Evolution
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