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Of monarchs and migration

The genomes of 101 monarch butterflies from migratory and resident populations have been sequenced, revealing genes and molecular pathways that underlie insect migration and colouration. See Article p.317

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Ffrench-Constant, R. Of monarchs and migration. Nature 514, 314–315 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13757

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