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Mice morphing at warp speed

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Mice Evolving at Warp Speed

Changes in a neighborhood park in Illinois have affected the Northern White-Footed mice who live in the forest. In this public radio story you’ll hear from a scientist who is studying living mice today and comparing them to museum samples of dead mice to understand how they’ve changed and why. What they are finding is that the mice are growing much faster than their ancestors.

Life Science Evolution Genetics Animals

Story Length: 3:37

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