Posts Tagged ‘genetics’

Happy Oysters, Tricky Butterflies

Friday, March 7th, 2014
butterflies, mimicry, mimics, swallowtail, heliconius, durrell kapan, oysters, farming, sensors, genes, genetics, supergene, doublesex

A sensor that monitors oyster health and the one gene that allows tricky mimicry in swallowtails.

Clovis/Native American Link

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
clovis, native american, native, indiginous, genetics, genome, montana, anzick

Genetics confirm that Native Americans are descendents of early North American settlers.

Rewind: From the Field to DNA

Monday, October 7th, 2013
Brian Simison, Jens Vindum, collections, research, field work, freezers, nitrogen, tissues, dna, genome, genetics

Where does DNA come from? It all begins in the field…

Convergent Evolution in the Genes

Thursday, September 12th, 2013
dolphins, toothed whales, bats, echolocation, genes, genetics, genomics, hearing, convergent, evolution, adaptation

How does echolocation work at the gene level for diverse animals like bats and dolphins?

Spotted Eagle Ray Update

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
spotted eagle rays, rays, sarasota, mote, anna sellas, kim bassos-hull, tagging, satellites, gulf of mexico, oil spill, genetics, population, citizen science

An update to the collaborative research on these charasmatic creatures…

Turtle Hybrids

Thursday, March 21st, 2013
brian simison, academy research, researcher, turtles, sliders, genetics, genomics, red-eared

Academy researcher Brian Simison uses turtles to study the genetics behind hybridization.

Gene Beehavior

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Pollination

Honeybees may help us understand human behavior at the gene level.

Hunter-Gatherer Genes

Monday, August 27th, 2012
Baka_dancers_June_2006

What can the genes of three hunter-gatherer populations in Africa tell us about human origins?

What Killed King Tut?

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
Tutanhkamun_innermost_coffin

A diverse group of scientists recently solved the 3,000 year-old case of how King Tut died.

Dolphins and Diabetes

Friday, February 19th, 2010
Cayusa, Creative Commons

Understanding how dolphins process glucose may help humans with diabetes. Researchers are studying the dolphin genome for clues.

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