This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from the University of Chicago report on the discovery that a single gene, and not a cluster of linked genes as previously thought, can affect the entire wing pattern of butterflies to make them resemble that of a toxic species. In some butterflies, the female is capable of mimicking the wing pattern of another, toxic insect, which offers a survival benefit.

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