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2014-05-21 11:03:07

In Lewis Carroll’s 1871 classic novel Through the Looking Glass, the Red Queen tells Alice: “Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.”

Sexual Reproduction Second Choice For Powdery Mildew
2013-07-15 12:33:46

Powdery mildew is one of the most dreaded plant diseases: The parasitic fungus afflicts crops such as wheat and barley and is responsible for large harvest shortfalls every year.

2012-11-16 14:08:02

Up to ten per cent of the active genes of an organism that has survived 80 million years without sex are foreign, a new study from the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London reveals.

2011-11-17 08:00:00

The Biology Magazine publishes reviews on popular topics in the biological sciences.

2011-07-08 02:07:08

Biology textbooks maintain that the main function of sex is to promote genetic diversity.

2011-04-19 12:51:24

Animals that reproduce asexually by somatic cloning have special mechanisms that delay ageing provide exceptionally good health.

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2010-11-03 12:45:00

In a finding that upends decades of scientific theory on reptile reproduction, researchers at North Carolina State University have discovered that female boa constrictors can squeeze out babies without mating.

2010-10-14 15:08:22

Evolutionary biologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have found that environment plays a key role in determining whether a species opts for sexual over asexual reproduction.

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2010-10-13 11:11:56

A study of peptide hormones in the brain of a seemingly primitive flatworm reveals the surprising complexity of its nervous system and opens up a new approach for combating a major parasitic disease, researchers report.

2010-03-08 09:25:57

Argonaute 9 inhibits asexual reproduction, apparently by silencing transposons.


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