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Articles related to speciation

Feature: How Do Hybrid Species Overcome Genome Shock?
How do hybrid species like cotton and ligers combine different genes, proteins and chromosomes, and can this knowledge be exploited for agriculture?
Credit: Henry Cook
Feature: Wallabies Rock the Basis of Speciation
Six rock-wallaby species in Queensland have different numbers of chromosomes, yet gene flow somehow occurs between them. What does this tell us about how new species form?
Browse: Dingo Skull Resists Cross-Breeding Online Feature: Colour-changing dragons to reveal their secrets
A study of why animals change colour could enable scientists to develop bandages that change colour in response to slight changes in the temperature of the wound.