The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes


Scientists have pieced together the evolutionary history of the Antarctic icefish. The icefish makes an excellent case study for genetic evolution as both the gain and loss of genes have led to key adaptations.

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AP Biology (2012-2013)
1.A.1.c, 1.A.2.a, 1.A.2.b, 1.A.2.c, 1.C.3.a, 1.C.3.b, 3.C.1.a, 3.C.1.b, 3.C.2.a, 4.B.1.a