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Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Press Releases

6 Press Releases
  • Published on October 16, 2020 - 15:03 GMT

    Unique Adaptations Allow Owls to Rule the Night

    A unique DNA packaging mechanism may enhance night vision in owls, helping them succeed as the only avian nocturnal predators. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, October 16, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- As the only birds with a nocturnal, predatory lifestyle, …

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  • Published on October 5, 2020 - 19:01 GMT

    A Search for New Species on the High Seas

    Using data from oceanic samples taken from around the world, researchers discover a novel microbial group that appears closely related to animals. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, October 5, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Out of the vast number of life forms on …

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  • Published on September 17, 2020 - 22:47 GMT

    Human Genetics: A Look In the Mirror

    Genome Biology and Evolution's latest virtual issue highlights research on human genetics. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, September 17, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Who are we? Where did we come from? How did we get here? Throughout the ages, humans …

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  • Published on July 13, 2020 - 13:39 GMT

    The colorful history of plastids

    Emerging data provides new insight into plastid evolution NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 13, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- A billion years ago, a single-celled eukaryote engulfed a cyanobacterium—an organism capable of converting the sun’s energy into food …

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  • Published on June 3, 2020 - 13:58 GMT

    When Determining Sex, Exceptions are the Rule

    Long-held theories on sex chromosome evolution are now being tested against empirical evidence from nature—often with surprising results. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, June 3, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- For nearly a century, biologists have modeled the …

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  • Published on March 31, 2020 - 13:37 GMT

    Untangling the Social Lives of Spiders

    Scientists start to unravel the genetic basis of social behavior in spiders. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, March 31, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- The idea of a complex spider society—in which thousands of spiders live, hunt, and raise their young together in a …

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