Posts Tagged ‘genomes’

Termite Farmers

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
TermiteFarm

How do some termites make the most of their woody diets? Gut bacteria and the fungus that they farm!

Genomes of Trout and Louis XVI

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
trout, rainbow trout, fish, genomes, genetic, DNA, French, revolution, king, Louis XVI, Louis 16, beheading

What do the fish and the beheaded French king have in common?

Evolution in Heliconius Butterflies

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
butterfly, butterflies, heliconius, melpomene, evolution, speciation, genomes, durrell kapan, wing-pattern, mimicry

By studying the genomes of various Heliconius butterfly species, Academy research Durrell Kapan and his colleagues can see the rate of evolutionary change in the genus.

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