October 23, 2021

Australian scientists assembled the full koala genome. Here’s why that’s important.

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BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Koalas, the tree-dwelling marsupials found in eucalyptus forests and woodlands across Eastern Australia, is not just a cute and fluffy fascination for tourists. It’s also a perfect research subject for a group of dedicated scientists working to ensure the animal’s survival. Publishing their findings in the journal Nature Genetics, a […]