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H.D. Bradshaw, D.W. Schemske, "Allele substitution at a flower colour locus produces a pollinator shift in monkeyflowers,"
This deceptively simple and elegant set of experiments does what few have done before: They show how natural selection, working through phenotype, can potentially cause speciation with minor genetic change. A single allele difference (
D. Lu et al., "Crystal structure of a zinc-finger-RNA complex reveals two modes of molecular recognition,"
The first crystal structure of a zinc-finger-RNA complex further demonstrates the seemingly...