New species concept based on mitochondrial & nuclear DNA coadaptation

What is a species? Biologists -- and ornithologists in particular -- have been debating the best definition for a very long time. A new commentary published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances proposes a novel concept: that species can be defined based on the unique coadaptations between their two genomes, one in the nuclei of their cells and the other in their mitochondria.

New proposal challenges definition of species

If you thought the concept of 'species' was simple, think again. Stephen Fleischfresser reports.

Wed 8 Mar 17 from Cosmos Magazine

Redefining 'species'

What is a species? Biologists -- and ornithologists in particular -- have been debating the best definition for a very long time. A new commentary published in The Auk: Ornithological Advances ...

Wed 8 Mar 17 from Eurekalert

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