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How the bumble bee got its stripes
How the bumble bee got its stripes 01 May 2019Researchers have discovered a gene that drives color differences within a species of bumble bees, helping to explain how mimicry—individuals in an area adopting similar color patterns—evolves.
NIH grant funds research to pinpoint natural selection’s influence on genomes
NIH grant funds research to pinpoint natural selection’s influence on genomes 30 April 2019A $1.7 million grant through the National Institutes of Health is helping researchers led by Michael DeGiorgio, assistant professor of biology, understand how much influence natural selection has had on humans' evolutionary path.
Unlocking the mystery behind blood clots
Unlocking the mystery behind blood clots 25 April 2019New research demonstrates how proteins called “integrins” form an intermediate state between their active and inactive forms that promotes the aggregation of platelets, the blood cells that form clots.

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