Practical Importance of Human Evolution – Phylogenetics: Model Organisms – Species & Adaptation

>>In the earlier lectures we showed how evolution within species using population genetics really has a lot of practical importance. For example, by its very definition these studies of natural selection are studies of reproductive health. But what about the…

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Spider genes put a new spin on arachnids’ potent venoms, stunning silks, and surprising history

Spiders are amazing. We’ve learned this mainly from observation. From comparing webs, body shapes, and seeing the outrageous adaptations of spiders in action. Now, close reads of spider genomes are showing that we don’t know the half it. Looking back…

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