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Evolutionary Game of Rock-paper-scissors May Lead to New Species


February 18, 2010

photo of lizard Morphologically distinct types are often found within species, and biologists have speculated that these "morphs" could be the raw material for speciation. What were once different types of individuals within the same population could eventually evolve into separate species. A new study conducted by researchers at University of California, Santa Cruz, supports this idea. Full Story

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