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Something to swing about

The first gibbon genome to be sequenced provides clues about how genomes can be shuffled in short evolutionary time frames, and about how gibbons adapted and diversified in the jungles of southeast Asia. See Article p.195

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Figure 1: Evolution of gibbons.
Figure 2: King of the swingers.

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O'Neill, M., O'Neill, R. Something to swing about. Nature 513, 174–175 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/513174a

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