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Trilobites: In Decades Old Slides, Drops of Blood and Hints of Malaria’s Path

DNA studies help reveal that some malaria strains closely followed the migrations of people: from India to Europe and then from Europe to the Americas.

From the NYTimes News-2016-9-28:20:6:1


New safeguards agreed for world's most trafficked mammal

A little known species driven to the edge of extinction by poaching, has gained extra protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa.

From the BBC News-2016-9-28:14:6:1


Birth of ‘3-Parent Baby’ a Success for Controversial Procedure

Reproductive scientists used genetic material from a donor in addition to that of the couple trying to conceive.

From the NYTimes News-2016-9-27:20:6:1


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Concepts in Bioinformatics and Genomicsby J.Momand, A.McCurdy from Oxford Univ Press. (Sept 28).

An Introduction to Conservation Biology by R.Primack, A.Sher from Sinauer. (Sept 24).

Neoliberal Ebola: Modeling Disease Emergence from Finance to Forest and Farm, ed by R.G.Wallace and R.Wallace, from Springer (Sept 20).

Fundamental questions in island biology . An online survey available till Sept 16th. (Sep 11).

Twitter can advance your science career. An online class (Sep18-Oct8) can help. (Sep 6).

Molecular and Genome Evolution by D.Graur, from Sinauer (Sep 4).

2016 Biodiversity award from IDT for those in Illinois or Iowa. (Aug 29).

Cheats and Deceits How animals and plants exploit and mislead, by M.Stevens, from Oxford Univ Press (Aug 28).


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