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About the Authors

Current Contributors Abbey Bigler Abbey is a science writer who enjoys making important biological science and public health information accessible to everyone. Lauren Dolan Lauren provides current health and science information through social media, blogs, and other outreach efforts. Joe Gindhart Joe is a cell biologist who manages grants involving cytoskeletal motor proteins, cell motility, …

Another Piece to a Century-Old Evolutionary Puzzle

After mating about 55,000 pairs of fruit flies and sifting through 333,000 daughter flies, a research team found six sons that each had mutations in the same gene that helped make two fruit fly species unique from each other. Credit: Jim Woolace, Fred Hutch News Service. Nitin Phadnis and Harmit Malik set out to conduct …