Study Shows Rapid Evolution in Lab-Reared Insects

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A wide variety of insects (such as mosquitoes, shown here) are raised in the laboratory. A new review of research on lab-reared insects shows that they evolve rapidly as they progress through generations raised in artificial environments.

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Source: Entomology Today

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