Different different but same: Parallel evolution of gene expression in Caribbean Pupfishes

Guest author post: Joe McGirr tells Evolution Letters how two very different Cyprinodon pupfish species have a surprising amount in common. The phrase “Same same but different” is something you might hear while backpacking across southeast Asia. For example, a couple of summers ago I found myself in a small shop in Bangkok haggling for … Continue reading Different different but same: Parallel evolution of gene expression in Caribbean Pupfishes

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Battle of the sexes resolved

A new paper published in Evolution Letters has shown how the evolution of gene expression differences in males and females can lead to conflict resolution between the sexes. We spoke to lead author Dr Alison Wright to find out more about her latest findings. EL: The idea of the “battle of the sexes” is familiar … Continue reading Battle of the sexes resolved