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Researchers in population genomics build complex mathematical models to describe how evolution shapes the living world. A new consensus statement by luminaries in the field offers fresh insights to improve the process.
Evolution
A class of antibodies known as autoantibodies are key players in many autoimmune diseases. But a new study confirms they can also frequently occur in healthy individuals, making their use as signposts of disease more complex.
Immunology
Salmonella, causative agent of most food-borne illness, poses an acute risk for space travelers. A new study uses ground-based simulations of microgravity to uncover new twists in the interplay between host and pathogen.
Infectious disease
African Swine Fever, a highly contagious disease affecting domestic and wild pig populations across the globe is spreading rapidly. A clever new diagnostic may help break the transmission cycle.
Infectious disease

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