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Learning About Evolution from a Lizard That Reproduces Without Males

Learning About Evolution from a Lizard That Reproduces Without Males

The latest issue of the Nautilus takes an in-depth look at decades of work by David Crews, a professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, who has been studying species of whiptail lizards that are entirely female.

Crews' research into the ability of the lizards to reproduce without sex, in a process known as parthenogenesis, has helped inform our understanding of reproduction, evolution and sexuality.

To read the article by Kat McGowan, click below:

The desert grassland whiptail lizard species is composed entirely of females and reproduces by cloning. Photo by Ted Morgan/Nautilus.
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Thursday, 12 December 2019

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