Category Archives: Genetics

Tortoise evolution

I was really excited to see this proto-tortoise fossil, which give us an insight into the chain of events that lead to the evolution of the tortoises shell (image from BBC, here). This was especially the case as I’ve had

Tortoise evolution

I was really excited to see this proto-tortoise fossil, which give us an insight into the chain of events that lead to the evolution of the tortoises shell (image from BBC, here). This was especially the case as I’ve had

Zebrafish genome sequenced

A full and detailed zebrafish (Danio rerio) genome has been published in Nature, this is a detailed and comprhensive sequence that will enable researchers to use the zebrafish even more effectively as a model for developmental biology. Amazingly, despite the

Zebrafish genome sequenced

A full and detailed zebrafish (Danio rerio) genome has been published in Nature, this is a detailed and comprhensive sequence that will enable researchers to use the zebrafish even more effectively as a model for developmental biology. Amazingly, despite the