News tagged with heredity

Cosmopolitan eels

A genetic survey shows very little structure to moray eel populations in the Indo-Pacific. How, then, did 150 species of eel arise there?

dateApr 07, 2010 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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