Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Platypus Genome Complete

We've talked before about the platypus and all it's strangeness. The platypus genome has has just been sequenced, revealing some things we already suspected: the platypus shares features with birds, reptiles and mammals. Follow the link for the Nature News story, podcast and video interview with the authors behind the project.


Anonymous said...

This is a wonderful article about the genetics and evolution of the platypus. I think every creationist and ID follower should be forced to read it. The platypus is a beautiful example of evolution in action.