Editor rating: 8 / 10Stuart Pimm –– An important connection between terrestrial pollution and the harm it does to marine species.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Tanya Parish –– An article of interest to those working with bacteriophages.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Jonathan Eisen –– I find it uncomfortable answering these questions. I think the paper should be judged by the community after it is published.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Claus Wilke –– Ebola and Marburg viruses are important human pathogens, and Ebola in particular is currently in the news due to the unprecedented epidemic in Africa. As such, an article that informs us about their respective evolutionary history (in particular, their long divergence time) will be of broad interest to many people who are following the news on Ebola.
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Video description of the research
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