Evolution in Action

More groundbreaking publications nominated by our editors

Enjoy free access until October 31st 2018. Open access articles are freely available online on a permanent basis.


Multicolour lineage tracing reveals clonal dynamics of squamous carcinoma evolution from initiation to metastasis


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Clonal evolution in leukemia


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Classifying the evolutionary and ecological features of neoplasms


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Adaptogenic medicinal plants utilized for strengthening the power of resistance during chemotherapy–a review


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Genomic plasticity and rapid host switching can promote the evolution of generalism: a case study in the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter


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Merge and separation of NuA4 and SWR1 complexes control cell fate plasticity in Candida albicans

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Functional horizontal gene transfer from bacteria to eukaryotes

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Inevitability of the emergence and persistence of genetic parasites caused by evolutionary instability of parasite-free states


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The deep continental subsurface: the dark biosphere


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Bordetella Pertussis virulence factors in the continuing evolution of whooping cough vaccines for improved performance


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Fighting against evolution of antibiotic resistance by utilizing evolvable antimicrobial drugs


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Evolutionary Divergence of TNL Disease-Resistant Proteins in Soybean (Glycine max) and Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)


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Acquired resistance to cancer immunotherapy


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Multi-step formation, evolution, and functionalization of new cytoplasmic male sterility genes in the plant mitochondrial genomes


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The microbiome and autoimmunity: a paradigm from the gut–liver axis


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Understanding explosive diversification through cichlid fish genomics

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Skeletomuscular adaptations of head and legs of Melissotarsus ants for tunnelling through living wood


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Using experimental evolution to identify druggable targets that could inhibit the evolution of antimicrobial resistance


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Vegetation diversity protects against childhood asthma: results from a large New Zealand birth cohort


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Investigating the parameter space of evolutionary algorithms


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Morphological reflections of evolutionary adaptations in the tongue of the white-headed duck


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The mammalian circadian system: a hierarchical multi-oscillator structure for generating circadian rhythm


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Divergent evolutionary patterns of the MAPK cascade genes in Brassica rapa and plant phylogenetics


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Rapid evolution of genetic and phenotypic divergence in Atlantic salmon following the colonisation of two new branches of a watercourse


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Avian vision models and field experiments determine the survival value of peppered moth camouflage


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Predation drives local adaptation of phenotypic plasticity


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Convergent adaptation of cellular machineries in the evolution of large body masses and long life spans


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Evolutionary engineering of industrial microorganisms-strategies and applications


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Rationally designed perturbation factor drives evolution in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for industrial application



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Phylogenetics beyond biology


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Tracing the evolutionary origin of a visual signal: the coincidence of wrap attack and web decorating behaviours in orb web spiders (Araneidae)


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Evolution, comparative biology and ontogeny of vertebrate heart regeneration


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The adaptation of Escherichia coli cells grown in simulated microgravity for an extended period is both phenotypic and genomic


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Genomic and immune heterogeneity are associated with differential responses to therapy in melanoma

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Fern genomes elucidate land plant evolution and cyanobacterial symbioses


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Evolutionary conservation of the antimicrobial function of mucus: a first defence against infection


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Plant Growth-Promoting Genes can Switch to be Virulence Factors via Horizontal Gene Transfer


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