Evolution: How to evolve a thick skin

Nina G. Jablonski

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A new study examines anatomy and genetics of skin in whales and hippos and reveals that adaptations to aquatic and semi-aquatic lifestyles evolved convergently in these lineages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R483-R486
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 24 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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