News tagged with evolutionary success
Over 500 billion cells in our bodies will be replaced daily, yet natural selection has enabled us to develop defenses against the cellular mutations which could cause cancer. It is this relationship between evolution and ...
Cancer Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Influenza virus: Being the most beneficial mutation is no guarantee of long-term genetic success, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute scientists have used computer modelling to understand why some mutations in a virus gene rise to dominance and become 'fixed' in the genome of the virus, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Passing one's genes on to the next generation is a mark of evolutionary success. So it makes sense that the body would work to ensure that the genes the next generation inherits are exact replicas of the originals.
Genetics Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |