Meiosis, modulated

Something cool is going on in the nematode worm Auanema rhodensis! Nematodes are tiny (0.1 – 2.5mm) roundworms that are found pretty much everywhere, many species of which are parasitic. The popular research species C. elegans (pictured below) is also a nematode, for reference. Continue reading “Meiosis, modulated”

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wtf: a meiotic drive tragedy in 3 acts

Meiotic drive is something thing that happens in the gametes of all walks of life, from itty bitty fungi to plants and animals. Continue reading “wtf: a meiotic drive tragedy in 3 acts”