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In an unusual evolutionary twist, local stick spiders have come up with an almost identical repertoire of color morphs in multiple locations.


Poecilia formosa, an all-female fish species, has a surprisingly robust genome. 

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image: Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber

Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber

By Jim Daley | February 5, 2018

This discovery closes a 170-million-year gap in the fossil record.


image: Lords of the Flies

Lords of the Flies

By Aggie Mika | June 19, 2017

Biologists’ walk in the woods sparks the creation of a masterful fruit fly field guide. 


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