[Tweeters] Might Epigenetics Hold The Secret To Super-Fast Adaptation?

Devorah the Ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 13:40:49 PDT 2018


hello everyone,

i just published a piece that explores epigenetics as a potential aid to an
invasive bird species, the house sparrow. The study i'm sharing was
conducted by an Australian group and replicates an earlier study in house
sparrows introduced into Kenya. Basically, the researchers ask how invasive
species overcome the genetic bottleneck created by having a tiny founder
population:

Might Epigenetics Hold The Secret To Super-Fast Adaptation?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/grrlscientist/2018/04/30/might-epigenetics-hold-the-secret-to-super-fast-adaptation/
tinyURL: https://tinyurl.com/ya2o3up5

i hope you find this piece interesting and educational, and of course, i
hope you share it with your friends and colleagues, on social media and via
twitter, since readership is how i get paid for my work.

as always, thank you for reading.

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