Deciphering the impact of gene loss on biological evolution

A paper in Nature proposes a new evolutionary scenario that helps to better understand the evolution of our phylum and to discover what the ancestor of tunicates—the sister group of vertebrates—were like. Specifically, ...

Exploring a mechanism that helps plants cope with water shortages

Researchers at Tel Aviv University, under the leadership of Dr. Yuqin Zhang and Prof. Eilon Shani of the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at the George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, discovered a central mechanism ...

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