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Genomics and Cell Biology: December 2017


The three domains of life - archaea, bacteria, and eukarya - may have more in common than previously thought. Over the past several years, Ariel Amir, Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has been studying how cells regulate size.

A new study finds that viruses share some genes exclusively with cells that are not their hosts.