Tag: Biology

  • University Biologists Find Answer to 100-Year-Old Question

    A 3d graphic of a DNA strain.

    The UA team, headed by Michael S. Barker, assistant professor and director of bioinformatics in the UA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has found that polyploidy, the duplication of whole genomes, has occurred many times during the evolution of insects, the most diverse group of animals.