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A snapshot of versatility

Wolbachia is one of the favourite model systems in evolutionary biology and theoretical biology, as it has such a wide range of effects on the hosts it resides in. When the first Wolbachia genome was published in 2004, the paper was … Continue reading

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How would you illustrate the difference between humans and chimps?

A paper in PLoS Biology came out in 2005 with the following abstract: Since the divergence of humans and chimpanzees about 5 million years ago, these species have undergone a remarkable evolution with drastic divergence in anatomy and cognitive abilities. … Continue reading

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Green Fluorescent Protein highlights how HIV works

Today’s Open Access File of the Day - HIV on macrophage.png - shows HIV-1 particles (in green, labeled with Green Fluorescent Protein) assembling at the surface of an infected macrophage. The image was taken from the synopsis by Liza Gross of the article Plasma Membrane … Continue reading

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