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Luís Felipe Toledo and his team investigate why a population of deformed and blind toads are appearing in large numbers on a Brazilian island
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The next issue of The Biologist looks at how much modern biology owes to the humble maggot. Plus Sir Alec Jeffreys recounts the discovery of DNA fingerprinting, an innovation that changed forensics forever.
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