Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Critical Assessment of Storytelling: Gene Ontology Categories and the Importance of Validating Genomic Scans.

” Where there is life there is wishful thinking “ Gerald F. Lieberman Finding genes which are under positive selection is an important part of any molecular evolution biologists’ work as these genes can be responsible for adaptations in a … Continue reading

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The genomic basis of adaptive evolution in threespine sticklebacks

Sticklebacks are originally marine fish that colonized freshwater habitats after the last glaciation. Adaptation to freshwater environment happened independently in various rivers and lakes around the globe, giving rise to similar phenotypes following natural selection. In a recent study, researchers … Continue reading

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