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Ancient origins of viruses discovered

Research published today in Nature has found that many of the viruses infecting us today have ancient evolutionary histories that date back to the first vertebrates and perhaps the first animals in existence.

dateApr 04, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Luminescent lizards

Chameleons are known to communicate with conspecifics by altering their surface coloration. Munich researchers have now found that the bony tubercles on the heads of many species fluoresce under UV light and form impressive ...

dateJan 15, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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