Adaptive, diverse and de-centralized diagnostics are key to the future of outbreak response
Quinn Matthews et al.
Published 28 October 2020
Toni Gabaldón and colleagues shed light into the evolution and domestication of the olive tree, demonstrating a major domestication event, followed by recurrent independent genetic admixture events with wild populations across the Mediterranean Basin.
Martin Beer and colleagues find elements of the African swine fever virus in the genome of soft ticks, providing insights into the evolution of this devastating swine virus and its co-development with its host.
In a study by Marianne Rooman and Fabrizio Pucci, large-scale in silico experiments estimating the change in folding free energy upon all possible single-site mutations in more than 20,000 protein structures reveal optimization of codon usage for protein mutational robustness.
Dorith Rotenberg and colleagues present the genome of the invasive insect western flower thrips, providing a genetic blueprint for understanding the biology of the pest and to find ways to control it.
Marek Mutwil and colleagues used crowdsourcing to identify novel components of protein synthesis in bacteria, with 285 undergraduate students processing 26.38 terabytes of RNA-seq data, and predicting more than 100 putative regulators of protein synthesis in 17 bacterial pathogens.
We’re inviting submissions to our new Series guest edited by Shinichi Nakagawa, Julia Koricheva, Malcolm Macleod and Wolfgang Viechtbauer.
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 role of T cell trafficking in CTLA-4 blockade-induced gut immunopathology
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Multi-omics discovery of exome-derived neoantigens in hepatocellular carcinoma
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Host-associated microbiomes are predicted by immune system complexity and climate
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