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GM hens help build 'frozen aviary' in Edinburgh

Genetically-modified hens that can lay eggs from different poultry breeds are helping scientists set up a "frozen aviary" to conserve rare birds.

From the BBC News-2017-2-17:14:6:1


Trilobites: After Earth’s Worst Mass Extinction, Life Rebounded Rapidly, Fossils Suggest

A teenager’s fossil hunt two decades agao may have changed paleontologists’ understanding of how long it took to recover from the “Great Dying” 252 million years ago.

From the NYTimes News-2017-2-16:20:6:1


Harvard and M.I.T. Scientists Win Gene-Editing Patent Fight

The ruling gives the Broad Institute the potentially lucrative rights, a blow to the University of California, often said to be the birthplace of the technique.

From the NYTimes News-2017-2-15:20:6:1


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Plant Evolution, An Introduction to the History of Life by K.Niklas from Univ Chicago Press. (Feb 21).

Chance in Evolution, by G.Ramsey from Univ Chicago Press. (Feb 21).

Evolutionary Theory, A Hierarchical Perspective, by N.Eldredge, from Univ Chicago Press. (Feb 15).

Concepts in Bioinformatics and Genomics by J.Momand, A.McCurdy, from Oxford Univ Press. (Feb 15).

Call for papers for Current Zoology issue on speciation. (Jan 31).

Participate in a short survey to investigate gender across academic fields (for principle investigators). (Jan 18).


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