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Ellen Coombs and colleagues combine 3D morphometrics and phylogenetic analysis to reconstruct the evolution of asymmetry in the skulls of 162 living and extinct cetaceans over 50 million years.
Nicholas VanKuren, Marcus Kronforst and colleagues assess the impact of population fragmentation on the origins, genetic health, and color pattern evolution of two rare Brazilian butterflies, Heliconius hermathena and Heliconius nattereri.
Denis Tagu and colleagues present the genetic architecture of grape phylloxera, an aphid that devastated vineyards across the world, providing insights into the evolution, adaptation, and invasion routes of an iconic pest.
Nathan Schmidt and colleagues characterize shifts in the gut microbiome in a commercially available mouse breed, and demonstrate how such changes impact the reproducibility of phenotypes in a malaria model.
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Genomic history of the Italian population recapitulates key evolutionary dynamics of both Continental and Southern Europeans
Marco Sazzini et al.
Published on: 22 May 2020
Wonky whales: the evolution of cranial asymmetry in cetaceans
Ellen Coombs et al.
Published on: 10 July 2020
Tandem gene duplications drive divergent evolution of caffeine and crocin biosynthetic pathways in plants
Zhichao Xu et al.
Published on: 18 June 2020
Relationship between oxygen consumption and neuronal activity in a defined neural circuit
Suzan Özugur et al.
Published on: 03 July 2020
Protein assembly systems in natural and synthetic biology
Giulio Chiesa et al.
Published: 26 March 2020
Improving the usability and comprehensiveness of microbial databases
Caitlin Loeffler et al.
Published: 07 April 2020
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The challenges of colposcopy for cervical cancer screening in LMICs and solutions by artificial intelligence
Peng Xue et al.
Published in BMC Medicine 03 June 2020
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An unsupervised learning approach to identify novel signatures of health and disease from multimodal data
Ilan Shomorony et al.
Published in Genome Medicine 10 January 2020
DISC: a highly scalable and accurate inference of gene expression and structure for single-cell transcriptomes using semi-supervised deep learning
Yao He et al.
Published in Genome Biology 10 July 2020
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