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    • Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics 

      Feng, Shaohong; Van der Zwan, Henriëtte; Van der Sluis, Rencia; Stiller, Josefin (Nature Research, 2020)
      Whole-genome sequencing projects are increasingly populating the tree of life and characterizing biodiversity1,2,3,4. Sparse taxon sampling has previously been proposed to confound phylogenetic inference5, and captures ...
    • The genome of a subterrestrial nematode reveals adaptations to heat 

      Weinstein, Deborah J.; Van Heerden, Esta; Allen, Sarah E.; Lau, Maggie C.Y.; Erasmus, Mariana (Springer, 2019)
      The nematode Halicephalobus mephisto was originally discovered inhabiting a deep terrestrial aquifer 1.3 km underground. H. mephisto can thrive under conditions of abiotic stress including heat and minimal oxygen, where ...