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Pronghorn Research Solves Decades-Old Evolutionary Controversy

April 8, 2013

pronhorn fawns Ten years of in-depth research on the pronghorn antelope helped University of Idaho biologist John Byers solve an historic controversy in evolutionary biology: Does a male's number of matings increase the number of offspring he has? The answer, reported in Byers' recently published paper in the journal Science, is yes--albeit with unexpected variables. Full Story

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