The Extinct Species Within

Snippets of DNA from extinct species linger in the genomes of many animals, including the Tibetan mastiff.

The genomes of living animals are littered with DNA from long-gone relatives, providing a lens on evolution, past extinctions, and perhaps even solutions to agricultural problems.

Christie Wilcox | Aug 6, 2021 | The Scientist

Read “The Extinct Species Within” to learn more about Institute associate director Beth Shapiro and Institute affiliate faculty Ed Green’s research