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Sex and suicide: The curious case of Toll-like receptors

Paulo A. Navarro-Costa, Antoine Molaro, Chandra S. Misra, Colin D. Meiklejohn, Peter J. Ellis

UNSOLVED MYSTERY


Why and when was lactase persistence selected for? Insights from Central Asian herders and ancient DNA

Laure Segurel, Perle Guarino-Vignon, Nina Marchi, Sophie Lafosse, Romain Laurent, et al

UNSOLVED MYSTERY


Recombination rate variation shapes barriers to introgression across butterfly genomes

Simon H. Martin, John W. Davey, Camilo Salazar, Chris D. Jiggins
RESEARCH ARTICLE


Evolutionary dynamics of bacteria in the gut microbiome within and across hosts

Nandita R. Garud, Benjamin H. Good, Oskar Hallatschek, Katherine S. Pollard

RESEARCH ARTICLE


Genetic redundancy fuels polygenic adaptation in Drosophila

Neda Barghi, Raymond Tobler, Viola Nolte, Ana Marija Jakšić, François Mallard, Kathrin Anna Otte, et al
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Whole-chromosome hitchhiking driven by a male-killing endosymbiont
Simon H. Martin, Kumar Saurabh Singh, Ian J. Gordon, Kennedy Saitoti Omufwoko, Steve Collins, et al
SHORT REPORT
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Extensive loss of cell-cycle and DNA repair genes in an ancient lineage of bipolar budding yeasts
Jacob L. Steenwyk, Dana A. Opulente, Jacek Kominek, Xing-Xing Shen, Xiaofan Zhou, et al
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The future of PLOS Biology

Nonia Pariente, on behalf of the PLOS Biology Staff Editors

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