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Rapid morphological evolution in placental mammals post-dates the origin of the crown group.
(The Royal Society, 2019-03-13)
Resolving the timing and pattern of early placental mammal evolution has been confounded by conflict among divergence date estimates from interpretation of the fossil record and from molecular-clock dating studies. Despite ...
Why do honey bees dance?
Massive losses of taste receptor genes in toothed and baleen whales.
Taste receptor genes are functionally important in animals, with a surprising exception in the bottlenose dolphin, which shows extensive losses of sweet, umami, and bitter taste receptor genes. To examine the generality ...