Puerto Rico's Native Bird

The Carribean island, with the help of researchers using creative ways of getting the message out, has rallied behind sequencing the genome of an endemic parrot.

Jef Akst
Jef Akst

Jef Akst is managing editor of The Scientist, where she started as an intern in 2009 after receiving a master’s degree from Indiana University in April 2009 studying the mating behavior of seahorses.

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Dec 16, 2012

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