This Week in Evolution

TWiEVO 10: Spicing up peppered moths with a selfish gene

Aug. 13, 2016

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

Nels and Vincent review experiments showing that the replacement of a pale moth with a black one during the industrial revolution was caused by a transposable element.

 

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