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Evolutionary biology

Genes to make new species

A long-term goal of studies of the way in which new species form has been to identify the genes involved, and the forces that drive their evolution. That goal is now being realized — and natural selection plays a major part.

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Noor, M. Genes to make new species. Nature 423, 699–700 (2003).

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