Molecular Ecology

Woodrats can't stomach favorite foods at high temps

You'd think desert woodrats already had a lot of adversity. Besides the constant threat of coyotes and other predators and the scorching Mojave Desert heat, their primary source of food is the creosote bush, or chaparral ...

dateJun 27, 2017 in Ecology
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Genes key to killer bee's success

In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University sequenced the genomes of Africanized bees that have invaded large parts of the world to find out what makes them so extraordinarily successful. One particular region in ...

dateApr 05, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids

New DNA-based research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the intense hydraulics of the river's rapids and deep canyons. The study, ...

dateFeb 17, 2017 in Ecology
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