This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Biology, two University of British Columbia researchers delve into the details of evolutionary diversity, using Escherichia coli as a model system. The team prompted initially isogenic E. coli bacteria to adapt into different populations using competition experiments involving growth in distinct carbon sources over some 1,200 generations.

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