News tagged with adaptability

A snapshot of pupfish evolution in action

Chris Martin has bred more than 3,000 hybrid fish in his time as a graduate student in evolution and ecology at UC Davis, a pursuit that has helped him create one of the most comprehensive snapshots of natural ...

dateJan 10, 2013 in Evolution
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Home teams hold the advantage

The home team holds the advantage over visitors – at least in the plant world. However, a mere handful of genetic adaptations could even the playing field.

dateDec 09, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Bringing telescope tech to X-ray lasers

(Phys.org) -- Technology that helps ground-based telescopes cut through the haze of Earth's atmosphere to get a clearer view of the heavens may also be used to collect better data at cutting-edge X-ray lasers ...

dateJul 11, 2012 in General Physics
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Science puts snakes on a plain (Update)

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Yale have identified an ancient slithering creature from the time of T. rex as the most primitive known snake, a finding with implications for the debate over snake origins.

dateJul 25, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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