November 24, 1999
San Francisco State University
Challenging long-held views that geographic isolation is the singular driver of species diversity in tropical rainforests, researchers from Boston University, San Francisco State University and the University of Queensland report in today's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that natural selection in forest peripheries, or "ecotones," may play an equally important role in the evolution of new species.
New Research Bolsters Theory That Forest Edges Are Hotbeds of Speciation, Kicking Off Global Investigation Of Evolutionary Processes In Tropical Rainforests
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