Evolution: Skipping school

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Some individual fish like to be close together in 'schools', while other individuals like to be alone. A pair of recent papers dissects the genetic basis of schooling behavior, showing that genetic changes in sensory systems are involved when this social behavior is lost during evolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R873-R875
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number19
StatePublished - Oct 7 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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