Genetic Researchers Decipher Essential Parts of Polar Bear Y Chromosome

A team of scientists at the Senckenberg Research Center for Biodiversity and Climate in Frankfurt, Germany, has reconstructed large parts of the male chromosome in polar bears (Ursus maritimus). “In order to gain insights into the evolutionary development of polar bears, we use genetics instead of fossils,” said Prof Axel Janke, team leader and senior [...] —> Read More