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Pleistocene Bison Bone Demonstrates Accelerated Evolution

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One of the bison bones produced high-resolution evidence that epigenetic modifications — the switching on or off of genes, without altering a species' fundamental DNA sequence — were occurring in the steppe bison during the Pleistocene era, when woolly mammoths and other megafauna were vanishing from their Arctic and sub-Arctic

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