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Snail hunting in Hawaii

Watch Dr Angus Davison, evolutionary geneticist at the University of Nottingham, as he hunts for some very specific snails out in the Ko’olau mountains of Oahu.

From  Robert Ounsworth on June 21st, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

From  Emma Rayner on October 21st, 2016 0 likes 5,324 plays 0  

Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

From  Emma Rayner on February 18th, 2016 0 likes 438 plays 0