Organisms from infographic about transposable elements
Infographic: How Transposable Elements Can Shape Evolution
The movements of so-called jumping genes can generate the genetic diversity needed to drive evolutionary change in populations over time.  
ABOVE: © JULIA MOORE, WWW.MOOREILLUSTRATIONS.COM
Infographic: How Transposable Elements Can Shape Evolution
Infographic: How Transposable Elements Can Shape Evolution

The movements of so-called jumping genes can generate the genetic diversity needed to drive evolutionary change in populations over time.  

The movements of so-called jumping genes can generate the genetic diversity needed to drive evolutionary change in populations over time.  

ABOVE: © JULIA MOORE, WWW.MOOREILLUSTRATIONS.COM

peppered moth

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