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Posts tagged relatives

August 27, 2008

 

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Is A Tree Related To Me?

How are we related to trees? Can we be considered relatives?

March 31, 2005

 

Genetic Poker

Inbreeding is the term used when animals mate with their relatives. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Ant Super-colonies

You think you've got lots of ants? Read on. Ant Super-colonies on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Lemmings Love Life

Do lemmings really follow each other off a cliff to their death? No, but there are mysteries surrounding the rodents. Over the years, there have been many tales of these Arctic rodents voluntarily jumping off cliffs and plummeting into the sea.

September 27, 2003

 

Cheating Cheetahs

This is known as a genetic bottleneck, and it meant that the remaining cheetahs were forced to breed with their relatives.

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