Genomic adaptation to life in extreme environments

Dr Domino Joyce explains what her team's new research tells us about how animals adapt to challenging environments - and how quickly it can happen. As we explore more of the earth’s extreme environments, we learn more about how organisms have adapted to life there. Many deep sea creatures have become familiar such as the … Continue reading Genomic adaptation to life in extreme environments

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Female selection for reproductive investment: what about the males?

A new study published in Evolution Letters has revealed a positive correlation between male and female reproductive success in Japanese quail. Here, lead author Dr Joel Pick describes the unique study system used for this work, and explains what the findings tell us about individual variation in reproductive investment. Why variation in reproductive function exists … Continue reading Female selection for reproductive investment: what about the males?