News tagged with genetic diversity

How useful are microsatellites?

Understanding genetic diversity and evolutionary dynamics of organisms can have important implications for designing successful conservation efforts and understanding potential effects of future climate change. For scientists ...

dateFeb 29, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Finland begins controversial wolf hunt

Finland on Saturday began a controversial wolf cull that gives hunters the right to kill around one fifth of the endangered animals, in a decision that has angered environmentalists.

dateJan 23, 2016 in Ecology
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Plants cope with climate change at genetic level

Climate change can influence everything from pine beetle outbreaks in the Rocky Mountains to rising sea levels in Papua New Guinea. In the face of a rapidly changing earth, plants and animals are forced to quickly deal with ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Ecology
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