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Wolf-like Animal Baffles Montana Scientists
Jim Daley | May 29, 2018
Specialists from the state’s Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks are working to determine what creature a rancher shot and killed.
Monkey Hybrids Challenge Assumptions of What a Species Is
Jim Daley | May 4, 2018
A study finds two species of guenon monkeys in Tanzania have been mating and producing fertile offspring for generations.
Wolf Species Are Part Coyote
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 28, 2016
Genomic analysis reveals wolves and coyotes have hybridized, potentially complicating wolves' protection under the US Endangered Species Act.
Revered Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Apr 27, 2016
Rick Harrison, an evolutionary biologist known for his research on speciation, has passed away at age 70.
Neanderthal-Human Hybrid Unearthed
Bob Grant | Jun 22, 2015
DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
Jenny Rood | Feb 12, 2015
Full genomes of Darwin’s Galápagos finches reveal a critical gene for beak shape and three overlooked species.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
Genome fusion at stem graft junctions can generate new plant species.
Monkey See, Monkey Don’t
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2014
Species in a tightly knit genus of Old World primates have evolved tell-tale facial characteristics to prevent hybridization, a study shows.
GM Salmon and Wild Fish Can Reproduce
Bob Grant | May 30, 2013
Genetically modified Atlantic salmon, which could soon become the first transgenic animal sold as food in the U.S., can breed with wild brown trout to produce a GM hybrid.
The Polar Bear’s Prehistoric Past
Ed Yong | Jul 23, 2012
Genomic analyses reveal that the polar bear evolved between 4 and 5 million years ago, far earlier than previous studies had estimated.