Curacao: A ‘Biodiversity Hotspot’ – genetic diversity

The variety of life on Earth can be described in different ways. You can make an inventory of the diversity of individual species as found on an island like Curaçao, but also the genetic diversity between species and even within a single species is important information to take into account. Especially genetic diversity is an important tool in studies aiming to identify specific substances for use in medicines, for example to deploy in the fight against cancer. A good example […] Read more »