Volume 96, Issue 3 (March 2006)


News and Commentaries

Quantitative genetics: Similar strokes for different folks FREE

K E Holsinger

Heredity 96: 203; advance online publication, November 9, 2005; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800770

Evolutionary genetics: When duplicated genes don't stick to the rules FREE

Y Van de Peer

Heredity 96: 204-205; advance online publication, November 16, 2005; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800771

Evolutionary studies: Genetics, development, and palaeontology interlock FREE

P D Polly

Heredity 96: 206-207; advance online publication, December 7, 2005; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800778



The rise and falls of introns FREE

R Belshaw and D Bensasson

Heredity 96: 208-213; advance online publication, February 1, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800791


Original Articles

Estimating sex-specific processes in human populations: Are XY-homologous markers an effective tool? FREE

P Balaresque, F Manni, J M Dugoujon, B Crousau-Roy and E Heyer

Heredity 96: 214-221; advance online publication, January 4, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800779

Chloroplast DNA phylogeography of the arctic-montane species Saxifraga hirculus (Saxifragaceae) FREE

C Oliver, P M Hollingsworth and R J Gornall

Heredity 96: 222-231; advance online publication, February 8, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800785

Quantitative trait loci for thermotolerance phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster  FREE

T J Morgan and T F C Mackay

Heredity 96: 232-242; advance online publication, January 11, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800786

GISH/FISH mapping of genes for freezing tolerance transferred from Festuca pratensis to Lolium multiflorum  FREE

A Kosmala, Z Zwierzykowski, D Ga ogonsior, M Rapacz, E Zwierzykowska and M W Humphreys

Heredity 96: 243-251; advance online publication, February 1, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800787

Quantitative trait loci associated with parasitic infection in Scottish blackface sheep FREE

G Davies, M J Stear, M Benothman, O Abuagob, A Kerr, S Mitchell and S C Bishop

Heredity 96: 252-258; advance online publication, January 4, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800788

Calculating risk changes after negative mutation test outcomes for autosomal dominant hereditary late-onset disorders FREE

B Bonke, A Tibben, D Lindhout and T Stijnen

Heredity 96: 259-261; advance online publication, January 4, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800790

Mating patterns and demography in the tristylous daffodil Narcissus triandrus  FREE

K A Hodgins and S C H Barrett

Heredity 96: 262-270; advance online publication, February 1, 2006; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800792


Book Reviews

Rethinking sex and the selfish gene: why we do it FREE

M Midgley

Heredity 96: 271-272; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800798

Getting the temperature right for sex FREE

S D Sarre

Heredity 96: 273-274; doi:10.1038/sj.hdy.6800799