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Poison Mutations Group 14

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Group 211: Structure of histone-based chromatin in Archaea

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Group 11: Reproductive Success and Telomeres of Barn Swallows

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Group15: Interacting amino acid replacements allow poison frogs to evolve epibatidine resistance

Citations: Edmund D. Brodie III. 2009. Toxins and venoms. Current Biology Volume 19 (Issue 20): R931-R935. DOI: 10.1016 Rebecca D. Tarvin, Cecilia M. Borghese, Wiebke Sachs, Juan C. Santos, Ying Lu, Lauren A. O’Connell, David C. Cannatella, R. Adron Harris, … Continue reading

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Group 28: A single mutations in the prM protein of Zika virus contributes to fetal microcephaly

References: Belluck, P., McNeil, D. 2017, Sep. 28. The zika virus grew deadlier with a small mutation, study suggests. The New York Times. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/28/health/zika-mutation-microcephaly.html   Yuan, L., Huang, X., Liu, Z., Zang, F., Zhu, X., Yu, J., . … Continue reading

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Group 21: Competitiveness of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

Citations Andrew Pike, Yuemei Dong, Nahid Borhani Dizaji, Anthony Gacita, Emmanuel F. Mongodin,George Dimopoulos. 2017. Changes In Microbiota Caused Genetically Modified Anopheles to Spread In Population. Science 357(6358): 1396-1399. doi: 10.1126/science.aak9691 Minard, Guillaume, Patrick Mavingui, and Claire Valiente Moro. 2013. … Continue reading

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Group 10: Telomere length is reflected by plumage coloration and predicts seasonal reproductive success for the barn swallow

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Group 2: Male genital titillators and the intensity of post-copulatory sexual selection across bushcrickets

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Group 13: Poison Frog Mutations Allow for Decreased Toxin Sensitivity

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Group 19: Genomic Signature of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction

References: Berv, J. S., & Field, D. J. (2017, July 13). Genomic Signature of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction. Retrieved October 27, 2017, from https://academic.oup.com/sysbio/article/doi/10.1093/sysbio/syx064/3960267/Genomic-Signature-of-an-Avian-Lilliput-Effect Leonard, P. (2017, September 20). That Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs? It … Continue reading

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