Date Last Updated: July 19, 2019

Tag: genetics

  • Physical Traits and Genetics in Pigeons

    Physical Traits and Genetics in Pigeons

    Believed to have been domesticated in the Mediterranean region up to 5,000 years ago, pigeons are providing new insight into the role of genetics in the development of physical traits. A study ...

  • DNA Research Reveals Lifespan Link

    DNA Research Reveals Lifespan Link

    Researchers from the Universities of Exeter and Glasgow have determined in a study of the DNA of a captive population of zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata), that just one specific piece of ...

  • New Genetic Research Turns Bird Families Upside Down

    A recent study of bird genetics has researchers startled with surprising new findings. After completing the largest study of bird genetics ever undertaken, U.S. researchers are discovering that ...