Two new preprints

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Before Christmas, Kamil and me published two paper on bioRxiv: Genomic features of asexual animalshttps://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/12/17/497495 Are there any general consequences of asexuality? We reviewed and reanalysed evidence in 24 asexual animal genomes available. Asexual reproduction drives the reduction of transposable element loadhttps://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/12/19/501361 Sexual reproduction drives success of parasitic TEs. Abandon sex and you will be […]

New paper: parallel speciation

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With some delay (due to the great chinese firewall): New paper out about the genomic landscape of early parallel speciation: Stick Insect Genomes Reveal Natural Selection’s Role in Parallel Speciation Got the cover picture and quite some media coverage (click details on altmetric batch to see).