University of Oxford

The origin of a species

A study by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford University has uncovered the key role played by a single gene in how groups of animals diverge to form new species. The study, published today ...

dateFeb 12, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Divide the labour and rule the Petri dish

As a philosophical and practical concept, the idea of the division of labour – the separation of a work process into a number of tasks – can be traced back through figures as eminent as the economist Adam Smith and the ...

dateFeb 09, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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