Genetic Diversity of a Species

Re-Blogged From WUWT

“When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’’The question is,’ said Alice, ‘whether you can make words mean so many different things.’
’The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master — that’s all.”

An analysis of the alpine marmot’s genome

Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

IMAGE: Playing marmots. Credit: Carole and Denis Favre-Bonvin

IMAGE: Playing marmots. Credit: Carole and Denis Favre-Bonvin

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Darwin — We’ve Got a Problem

By Kip Hansen – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Biology has a ‘new’ problem: Speciation Reversal.  One recent paper on the topic declares:

We argue that extinction by speciation reversal may be more widespread than currently appreciated. Preventing such extinctions will require that conservation efforts not only target existing species but identify and protect the ecological and evolutionary processes that generate and maintain species”.

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