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New research has identified DNA exchange as a major factor in the broad diversity of Heliconius butterflies, highlighting the importance of hybridization to species evolution. In the study, which appears in this week's Science, an international research team generated genome assemblies for 20 major Heliconius species, as well as three related genera.

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