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Repositioning Ctenophores

By | December 1, 2015

A reanalysis of phylogenetic data places sponges, rather than comb jellies, back at the base of the animal tree.

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Ancient Comb Jelly Bones?

By | July 13, 2015

Comb jellies, soft-bodied marine creatures that swim by beating rows of cilia, may once have had a hard skeleton.

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Celebrating New Species

By | May 21, 2015

An international panel of scientists selects the 10 most interesting organisms discovered last year.

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Genome Digest

By | May 21, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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