UK Researchers Find Genomes of Two Bacterial Species Merging | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an apparent reversal of the speciation process, two distinct bacterial species are becoming one — and intensive agriculture is likely a driving force in the convergence, researchers said.

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