Meselson again.

He reckons their survival as an asexual lineage is something to do with the complete absence of LINE-type retrotransposons in their genome. Wearing my Finisher hat, of course, I can agree wholeheartedly that retrotransposons are Bad And Wrong.

Interesting little beasties, rotifers.

He seems like a very nice guy. He certainly gives an entertaining seminar. He's apparently being taken to one of my favourite restaurants tonight and there was a general invitation to come along, but I'm a bit busy. You know how it is.
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