Evolving Field of Behavioral Epigenetics

Evolving Field of Behavioral Epigenetics

Evolving Field of Behavioral Epigenetics

A plant that is unremarkable in one environment becomes an invasive species in another, pushing through house foundations and sprouting up through roads. A house sparrow that’s a perfectly charming resident of the English countryside is transported around the world, where it wipes out other bird species with aggressive behavior and harbored diseases.

USF biologists publish a new guide about the role of epigenetics in how species adapt to new environments.

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