http://scienceblogs.com/loom/2006/08/21/down_with_the_malekillers_a_ta.php

“Down with the male-killers: a tale of evolution in our time”

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Eggfly

Interesting essay: A bacterium (Wolbachia) that slaughters all the male offspring of the insects it infects has been disarmed by a simple genetic change in a butterfly host (Eggfly, Hypolimnas bolina) within a few decades.

I’ll comment further later (off out to do some shopping)…


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