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Male orchid bee Euglossa dilemma drinking nectar. Whole genome sequencing efforts by Brand et al. published in G3 revealed that E. dilemma has one of the largest genomes known for insects.

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Parrot plumage study aids breeders and endangered natural populations

Yellow coloration is maladaptive in the wild but prized by breeders. People have long been fascinated with birds, which exhibit one of the widest ranges of coloration among vertebrates. Parrots, in particular, have captivated humans...

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Early Career Leadership Spotlight: Sarah Gilmour

We’re taking time to get to know the members of the GSA’s Early Career Scientist Committees. Join us to learn more about our early career scientist advocates. Sarah GilmourMultimedia SubcommitteeStowers Institute for Medical Research Research Interest...

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GENETICS welcomes Sarah Otto as an associate editor

A new associate editor is joining GENETICS in the Theoretical Population and Evolutionary Genetics section. We’re excited to welcome Sarah Otto to the editorial team. Sarah OttoAssociate Editor Sarah (Sally) Otto is a Killam University...

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Close-up view of a wild-type Junonia coenia wing eyespot pattern. Zhang et al. used CRISPR mutagenesis to interfere with the genetic machinery necessary for making melanin pigments in the colored scales of the butterfly wing. See Zhang et al.

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