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Arabica coffee genome sequenced

Coffee is one of the largest commodity crops in the world, with people consuming more than 2.25 billion cups every day. Climate change is predicted to decrease the area suitable for growing coffee by as much as 50 percent ...

date11 hours ago in Biotechnology
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'Uniquely human' muscles have been discovered in apes

Muscles once thought 'uniquely human' have been discovered in several ape species, challenging long-held theories on the origin and evolution of human soft tissues. The findings question the anthropocentric view that certain ...

dateMay 23, 2018 in Evolution
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