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Evolutionary history of honeybees revealed by genomics

The honeybee (Apis mellifera) is of crucial importance for humanity. One third of our food is dependent on the pollination of fruits, nuts and vegetables by…

Protein coding 'junk genes' may be linked to cancer

A number of these regions are so-called pseudogenes, which may be linked to cancer. The expectation is now that this recently developed protein analysis…