News tagged with heredity

Great apes, small numbers

Sumatran orangutans have undergone a substantial recent population decline, according to a new genetic study, but the same research revealed the existence of critical corridors for dispersal migrations that, ...

dateOct 16, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Scots Pine shows its continental roots

By studying similarities in the genes of Scots Pine trees, scientists have shown that the iconic pine forests of Highland Scotland still carry the traces of the ancestors that colonised Britain after the end ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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