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The bigger the evolutionary jump, the more lethal cross-species diseases could be

Published: 28Mar2019

Some diseases which are fatal in one species can cause only mild discomfort in another—but it’s hard for scientists to predict how lethal a disease will be if it leaps across species....

Mega-experiment shows species interactions stronger towards tropics and lowlands

Published: 20Feb2019

An international research team led by a McGill University researcher used a simple experiment that mimics how plants and animals interact with each other—leaving seeds out for 24 hours to see how...