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Changing a Fish's Bony Armor in the Wink of a Gene

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Science  18 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5678, pp. 1736
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5678.1736

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Genetic researchers have become fascinated by the threespine stickleback, a fish that's evolved rapidly along similar lines in distant lakes.