Evolutionary Biology

Evolutionary Biology

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Latest articles

    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    The genomic footprint of social stratification in admixing American populations

    Alex Mas Sandoval, Sara Mathieson, Matteo Fumagalli
    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Evolutionary druggability: leveraging low-dimensional fitness landscapes towards new metrics for antimicrobial applications

    Rafael F. Guerrero, Tandin Dorji ... C. Brandon Ogbunugafor
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Trade-offs in dormancy phenology in endotherms and ectotherms

    Théo Constant, F. Stephen Dobson ... Sylvain Giroud
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Sensory collectives in natural systems

    Hannah J Williams, Vivek H Sridhar ... Amanda D Melin
    A synthetic, prospective article considers how the fields of sensory ecology and collective behaviour can combine when considering animal collective movements and interactions, and how these fields can inspire each other to advance understanding of animal behaviour, adaptation and evolution.
    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Multiple origins of cephalic sutures in trilobites and their relatives

    Kun-sheng Du, Jin Guo ... Ai-lin Chen
    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Measures of genetic diversification in somatic tissues at bulk and single cell resolution

    Marius E. Moeller, Nathaniel V. Mon Père ... Weini Huang
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Evolution towards simplicity in bacterial small heat shock protein system

    Piotr Karaś, Klaudia Kochanowicz ... Krzysztof Liberek
    1. Evolutionary Biology

    Major patterns in the introgression history of Heliconius butterflies

    Yuttapong Thawornwattana, Fernando A. Seixas ... James Mallet


    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Natural History of Model Organisms: E. coqui

    Sarah E Westrick, Mara Laslo, Eva K Fischer
    1. Ecology
    2. Evolutionary Biology

    Plant Biology: Hiding in plain smell

    Youngsung Joo, Meredith C Schuman

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    Université Laval, Canada
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