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Nature Paper featuring Dr. H.C. Lim, "Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics"

"Dense sampling of bird diversity increases power of comparative genomics" featuring Dr. HC Lim is available now in the Nature journal.  

Dr. H.C. Lim is in a consortium, Bird10K, that tries to sequence the genome of all extant bird species. This Nature paper was published 11/12/2020 with many researchers including Dr. Lim, while lab groups slowly work on their specific genome(s) and research questions.

Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.