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Why Do Organisms Build Tissues They Seemingly Never Use?
August 10, 2012
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Why, after millions of years of evolution, do organisms build structures that seemingly serve no purpose? A study conducted at Michigan State University and published in the current issue of the American Naturalist investigates the evolutionary reasons why organisms go through developmental stages that appear unnecessary. Full Story
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