News tagged with genetic evolution

Discovering the bigger picture in chromosomes

By mapping various genomes onto an X-Y axis, a team comprised mostly of Kansas State University researchers has found that Charles Darwin and a fruit fly -- among other organisms -- have a lot in common genetically.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Louse genetics offer clues on human migrations

A new genetic analysis of human lice from across the world sheds light on the global spread of these parasites, their potential for disease transmission and insecticide resistance. The results are published February 27 in ...

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Other
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The genetics of molecular evolution

A team of scientists researching the effect of long-term molecular evolution (the study of DNA, RNA and proteins) have produced findings which suggest most amino-acid substitutions have different fitness effects in different ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Biotechnology
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