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Before nature selects, gene networks steer a course for evolution


September 3, 2015

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Natural selection is a race to reproduce, a competition between individuals with varying traits that helps direct evolution. How do the structures of gene networks determine which individuals appear on the starting line, silently influencing evolution before competition has even begun?Full Story

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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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