The Scientist

» peppered moth

Most Recent

A transposon underlies this classic story of evolutionary adaptation.

1 Comment

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. 

0 Comments

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.

11 Comments

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.

15 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Sci-Hub Loses Domains and Access to Some Web Services
  2. Stem Cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Cancer
  3. Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
  4. CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far
AAAS