This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a multi-institute team of Chinese researchers presents an analysis of the seahorse genome, uncovering new details about the genetic basis of these animals' traits such as body shape and male pregnancy. The investigators sequenced the genome of the tiger tail seahorse, Hippocampus comes, and found that genes associated with embryo hatching are highly expressed in the male brood pouch.

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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

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