Genomic Study IDs Parallel Adaptations in Independent Stickleback Populations | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online today in PLoS Genetics, University of Oregon researchers reported that they have detected evidence of parallel evolution in independently adapted freshwater fish populations.

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