Evolutionary Biology

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New study in maternal effects

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The eating habits of mothers may be key to keeping wild animal populations steady, a study suggests.

Published 11 January.

Study charts hotspots for bat virus

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Edinburgh scientists have helped pinpoint world regions most at risk of bat viruses spilling over into humans.

Published 11 January.

Gene linked to big salmon

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A gene has been identified that influences the size to which adult salmon grow.

Published 10 November.

Tadpoles delay becoming frogs

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Some tadpoles delay developing into frogs until an entire year after hatching, perhaps because they can gain advantages by waiting, a study suggests.

Published 26 October.

How organisms cope with changes

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A small freshwater plant that has evolved to live in harsh seawater is giving scientists insight into how living things adapt to changes in their environment.

Published 15 October.

 

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