Behind the paper

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Microbial ORFans are different...really different

Are mathematical models of evolution truly illuminating for understanding biology? There is a lot of skepticism on this, and much of it is probably quite sound. And yet, sometimes a model yields a result that is highly unexpected but seems to make considerable sense in retrospect. And, as perhaps with most exciting discoveries, it comes by serendipity.
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Nov 07, 2016