Two thirds of morphological changes in Drosophila are evolutionarily repetitive

A new study published in Evolution Letters has shed light on the limits of morphological evolution. Here, author Amir Yassin tells us more. Nearly 150 years ago, Charles Darwin exalted about the ‘endless forms’ of life that evolution has produced. However, recent studies have indicated that several biological forms repeatedly evolved in distant lineages, such as … Continue reading Two thirds of morphological changes in Drosophila are evolutionarily repetitive

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