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Poppy genome reveals ‘bizarre’ biological errors that gave us ‘intoxicating medicines’

Cosmos | 
A series of bizarre events and biological errors over evolutionary history were responsible for the intoxicating medicines found inside the ...
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What fossilized teeth tell us about human evolution

Cosmos | 
Examining the fossil record through the lens of evolutionary developmental biology may help scientists reassess the evolutionary history of humans ...
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‘Supersimilarity’: Identical twins are epigenetic twins as well

Cosmos | 
The sometimes-preternatural similarity of identical twins is more profound than previously thought. Identical twins, known to science as “monozygotic”, may ...
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Challenging the RNA origin of life theory

Cosmos | 
The current consensus holds that life emerged from an ‘RNA-world’, first named by Nobel Laureate Walter Gilbert in 1986. This ...
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