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Return of a little squirt

The draft sequence of the genome of a dim and distant relation of vertebrates will allow closer inspection of vertebrate origins. Some people have been waiting more than a hundred years for this.

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Gee, H. Return of a little squirt. Nature 420, 755–756 (2002).

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