Songbird's reference genome illuminate key role of epigenetics in evolution of memory and learning

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A well-known songbird, the great tit, has revealed its genetic code, offering researchers new insight into how species adapt to a changing planet. Their initial findings suggest that epigenetics -- what's on rather than what's in the gene -- may play a key role in the evolution of memory and learning. And that's not just true for birds.

Period25 Jan 2016

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