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MIT's Angelika Amon and her colleagues report in Science this week that aneuploidy leads to genomic instability in yeast. The researchers studied 13 haploid Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains that had extra copies of a single chromosome, and whether those strains had segregation fidelity. Compared to a control, those strains had an increased rate of mis-segregation. Amon et al.

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