Jump to content
Ornithology Exchange

How the Galapagos cormorant lost its ability to fly


Recommended Posts

Changes to the genes that shortened the Galapagos cormorant's wings are the same genes that go awry in a group of human bone disorders characterized by stunted arms and legs, suggests new research. The findings shed light on the genetic mechanisms underlying the evolution of limb size and could eventually lead to new treatments for people with skeletal ciliopathies.6u2K1dTa9uU

 

Read the full article on ScienceDaily

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

×
×
  • Create New...