Latest William A. Cresko Stories

2010-02-26 09:00:00

University of Oregon labs combine emerging technologies to identify gene regions underlying adaptation Twenty billion pieces of DNA in 100 small fish have opened the eyes of biologists studying evolution. After combining new technologies, researchers now know many of the genomic regions that allowed an ocean-dwelling fish to adapt to fresh water in several independently evolved populations. The discovery -- made possible in a project funded by the National Science Foundation and National...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.