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Mussels can evolve at an "astonishing" rate

August 14, 2006

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Early evidence came from finches in the Galapagos Islands , then the phenomenon appeared in lizards in the Caribbean , and now researchers believe they have found a case of rapid, contemporary evolution occurring in mussels off New England . Biologists at the University of New Hampshire report that the appearance of the Asian shore crab in southern New ... (Full article: 1006 words)

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