368: Prokaryotes Promote Passing Parent Peculiarities

368: Prokaryotes Promote Passing Parent Peculiarities

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This episode: Fruit fly gut microbes can mediate non-genetic traits passed from parents to offspring! Thanks to Dr. Per Stenberg for his contribution! Download Episode (10.0 MB, 10.9 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Bifidobacterium breve News item Takeaways Heritability of traits is essential for evolution; if an ability can't be passed on from generation to generation, then natural selection can't act on it on a population-wide level. An organism's genome is the ... See More

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