Fruit fly on cactus leaf
Fruit Flies Evolve in Time with the Seasons: Study
Researchers find that evolution can operate on extraordinarily fast timescales.
ABOVE: © iStock.com, IMNATURE
Fruit Flies Evolve in Time with the Seasons: Study
Fruit Flies Evolve in Time with the Seasons: Study

Researchers find that evolution can operate on extraordinarily fast timescales.

Researchers find that evolution can operate on extraordinarily fast timescales.

ABOVE: © iStock.com, IMNATURE

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