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Why Do We Inherit Mitochondrial DNA Only From Our Mothers?

New research investigates why paternal mitochondria perish in embryos.

From the NYTimes News-2016-6-23:20:6:1

Study unlocks surprising behaviour of soil bacteria

Newly sequenced genomes of soil bacteria have led to questions about how differing land management affects the organisms' behaviour, on agriculture and emissions.

From the BBC News-2016-6-17:8:5:1

'Fossil' meteorite was from asteroid smash-up

Scientists identify a completely new type of meteorite that likely originated in a huge asteroid collision some 470 million years ago.

From the BBC News-2016-6-14:20:6:1

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Patterns in Nature. The Analysis of Species Co-occurences by J.Sanderson and S.Pimm, from Univ Chicago Press (Jun 22).

A list of grants for conservation and environmental biology is avaiable. (Jun 16).

Seminar Participation survey about why academics choose to participate or not is available. (Jun 16).

Deadline extended to Sep 5 for Workshop on AlertTools. Oviedo Spain. (Jun 14).

Monsanto is looking to hire corn Breeder. (Jun 6).

Theory-Based Ecology: A Darwinian approach by L.Pasztor from Oxford Univ Press (May 25).

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