Automotive Genetics

1962 Studebaker Hawk

1962 Studebaker Hawk

UCLA researchers have just released an unusual application of genetics to study the evolution over history of characteristics of automobiles.The recently published research shows “cars are exceptionally diverse but also have a detailed history of changes, making them a model system for investigating the evolution of technology” sats Erik Gjesfjeld, a postdoctoral scholar in UCLA’s Institute for Society and Genetics.

 

~Thanks to Martin Wachs for this post

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