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Shipud writes: Mammalian genomes have been shrinking for about 65 million years, since the dinosaur extinction. Why? And why were mammalian genomes 3 times larger than they are today before the dinosaurs went extinct? A new article in Genome Biology and Evolution tries to explain this bizarre finding, and why the genomes of mammals (but not of other living groups) are still shrinking.
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I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few simple heuristics you have to remember... Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.

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