Saturday, May 30

Bird gene-mapping project studies biodiversity, effect of climate change

A new branch of environmental science is taking flight as UCLA researchers apply genomic technology to study migratory birds. The Bird Genoscape Project, based at UCLA’s Center for Tropical Research, will analyze the migratory behavior of up to 100 songbird species using a combination of population genomics and environmental data, said Thomas Smith, the center’s founding director. Read more...

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