Scientists resolve the evolution of insects

Presse/Medien: Medienbericht


A collaboration of more than 100 researchers from 10 countries announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the history of the evolution of insects. The results are published in Science, the world’s leading peer-reviewed research journal, and include answers to many long held questions about the evolutionary history of the world’s largest and most diverse group of organisms.

The results, published by scientists from the 1KITE project (1,000 Insect Transcriptome Evolution,, are essential to understanding the millions of living insect species that shape our terrestrial living space and both support and threaten our natural resources.

Zeitraum11 Juni 2014




  • TitelScientists resolve the evolution of insects
    Datum der Veröffentlichung11/06/14
    PersonenHarald Letsch, Barbara Reischl