two quail
Chromosomal Rearrangement Linked to Less Mobile Quail
The Scientist interviews evolutionary biologist Carles Vilà about how a large genomic inversion detected in common quail affects the birds’ physical characteristics and migratory behaviors.
ABOVE: CARLES VILA
Chromosomal Rearrangement Linked to Less Mobile Quail
Chromosomal Rearrangement Linked to Less Mobile Quail

The Scientist interviews evolutionary biologist Carles Vilà about how a large genomic inversion detected in common quail affects the birds’ physical characteristics and migratory behaviors.

The Scientist interviews evolutionary biologist Carles Vilà about how a large genomic inversion detected in common quail affects the birds’ physical characteristics and migratory behaviors.

ABOVE: CARLES VILA
polymorphism
Five morphs of Poecilia parae—from top: melanzona yellow, melanzona blue, melanzona red, parae, immaculata—and a female (bottom) of the same species
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Researchers discover surprisingly high levels of genetic diversity among the colorful male morphs of a freshwater fish.
Gene Patent Stirs Controversy
Bob Grant | Jun 4, 2012
A genetic testing company fields concerns that their latest gene patent goes against their "core beliefs" regarding access to genetic information.