Julia John

Ravens turn evolution on its head

Two lineages of the common raven (Corvus corax) in western North America have been fusing for thousands of years, researchers found, in what they say is one of the first and broadest instances of “speciation

Conservation News

Evolutionary history can help conserve salmon

Even within highly connected populations, genomics can help inform conservation by identifying specific adaptive variations that may require supplemental protection to prevent the loss of certain ecological and societal benefits, indicates a new study on

Black bears
Dana Kobilinsky

Scientists Trace Black Bear Lineage

In a first-ever genomics study of black bears across their North American range, researchers have determined where they come from and how closely different populations are related to one another. As part of the study,