Past is prologue: Genetic ‘memory’ of ancestral environments helps organisms readapt 

Organisms carry long-term ‘memories’ of their ancestral homelands that help them adapt to environmental change, according to a new study that involved raising chickens on the Tibetan Plateau and an adjacent lowland site.

Source: Past is prologue: Genetic ‘memory’ of ancestral environments helps organisms readapt — ScienceDaily

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