News tagged with genetic diversity

Why some species are 'successful' invaders

(Phys.org)—Researchers at the Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), an organized research unit within the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, have made a remarkable ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in Ecology
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Interacting mutations promote diversity

Genetic diversity arises through the interplay of mutation, selection and genetic drift. In most scientific models, mutants have a fitness value which remains constant throughout. Based on this value, they compete with other ...

dateJun 28, 2012 in Evolution
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Growing risks from hatchery fish

A newly published collection of more than 20 studies by leading university scientists and government fishery researchers in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, Russia and Japan provides ...

dateMay 14, 2012 in Ecology
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