Scientists at the University of Oregon have determined the fine-scale genetic structure of the first animal to show an evolutionary response to rapid climate change.
They used a high-throughput sequencing technique called Restriction-site Associated DNA (RAD) tagging to make the discovery.
Their results, which focus on the pitcher plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii, are published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). ...
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