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Spelling mutations and evolutionary advantages

DNA codes carrying instructions for creating a protein can sometimes be 'spelt' differently, although they specify the exact same sequence information to create that protein. Scientists from the National Centre for Biological ...

dateMar 18, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Slow path to recovery for southern right whales

The first population assessment since the end of the whaling era reveals that New Zealand southern right whales have some way to go before numbers return to pre-industrial levels. Reporting this week in Royal Society Open ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Ecology
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