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A transposon underlies this classic story of evolutionary adaptation.

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image: Spot the Moth

Spot the Moth

By Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2012

It’s a well-known story: The peppered moth’s ancestral typica phenotype is white with dark speckles. 

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Mighty Moth Man

By Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2012

An evolutionary biologist’s posthumous publication restores the peppered moth to its iconic status as a textbook example of evolution.

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image: Peppered Moths Re-examined

Peppered Moths Re-examined

By Cristina Luiggi | February 9, 2012

The textbook example of Darwinian evolution is tested and confirmed.

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