Evolution does repeat itself after all: How evolution lets stripes come and go 

A team of evolutionary biologists from the University of Konstanz, headed by Professor Dr. Axel Meyer, discovers the genetic basis for the repeated evolution of color patterns. The findings about the stripes of the especially diverse species of East-African cichlid fishes explain how evolution can repeat itself at record speed. The study is published in Science magazine on Oct. 26.

Source: Evolution does repeat itself after all: How evolution lets stripes come and go | EurekAlert! Science News

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