News tagged with human genes

Related topics:

Where sexes come by the thousands

By the end of every spring semester, students in my introductory biology course at Vanderbilt University have become quite familiar with natural variation in human sex chromosomes. They know, for example, that most females ...

dateOct 30, 2018 in Plants & Animals Evolution
shares4 comments 3

How the house sparrows came to be

House sparrows are closely associated with humans and are found in most parts of the world. By investigating the DNA of several species of sparrows, researchers have shown that the house sparrow diverged from a sparrow in ...

dateOct 02, 2018 in Plants & Animals Evolution
shares3 comments 0