This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Communications, a team led by University of Potsdam researchers reports the nearly complete mitochondrial genome of the South American native ungulate Macrauchenia patachonica, a member of an extinct class of animals whose unusual mix of morphological traits has puzzled scientists.

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In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

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