Why do zebras have stripes?

Topics: Biological Sciences - Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution Years: 10 Why do zebras have stripes? Word Count: 405 Research suggests the trademark markings protect against insect bites, a fun demonstration … Continued

New titanosaur fossil sheds light on dino evolution

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Feathers evolved more than once

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Looks can deceive: crocodiles have evolved more than we think

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Let’s map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs

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Gene-edited pigs immune to swine fever

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The genome of Lonesome George could unlock the secret of ageing

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Climate change gave roos an evolutionary jump

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Gene-tinkering improves maize yield

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Meet the grandparent of the Brontosaurus

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