Environmental change triggers rapid evolution

15/04/2013 06:46

by Staff Writers
Umea, Sweden (SPX) Apr 15, 2013

Environmental change can drive hard-wired evolutionary changes in animal species in a matter of generations. A study by Umea University ecologist Tom Cameron and a research team at University of Leeds overturns the common assumption that evolution only occurs gradually over hundreds or thousands of years. The results are published in the journal Ecology Letters. [Read more] ...