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Genomics provides evidence of glacial refugia in Scandinavia

September 18, 2019 - General

Evolutionary research on a grass-like, flowering perennial called the northern single-spike sedge has offered some of the first proof of ice-free locations, or glacial refugia, in Northern Europe during Earth’s most recent ice age.

Credit: University of Colorado DenverUsing genomic techniques, a team of researchers led by principal investigator Kristine Westergaard from the Norwegian Institute of Nature Research has found evidence…

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