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Moss Harbors Foreign Genes

By Ed Yong | October 23, 2012

Genes from fungi, bacteria, and viruses may have helped mosses and other plants to colonize the land.

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image: Coffee Pest Gene Transfer

Coffee Pest Gene Transfer

By Hannah Waters | February 27, 2012

An insect that plagues coffee plants likely got its bean-digesting gene from a bacterium.

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