Two new preprints

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Before Christmas, Kamil and me published two paper on bioRxiv: Genomic features of asexual animals 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 load 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).