News FocusAMERICAN GENETIC ASSOCIATION MEETING

Genomes Reveal Kin Connections for Whales and Pumas

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Science  25 Jun 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5423, pp. 2081
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5423.2081

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STATE COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA-- At this year's meeting of the American Genetic Association, held here on 12 and 13 June, researchers discussed genomic data that are helping them understand both ancient evolution and the relationships among modern species. The topics included a possible whale-hippo link and a new genetic analysis that indicates that there are fewer subspecies of pumas than previously thought.

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