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How Did Wolves Become Dogs?

Scientists aren’t entirely sure how wolves evolved into dogs, but new research into the genetic and social behavior of wolf pups may offer some clues.

From the NYTimes News-2017-10-13:14:6:2

DNA study provides insight into how to live longer

A year in school adds nearly a year to your life, study in Edinburgh shows.

From the BBC News-2017-10-13:14:6:1

Trilobites: In Easter Island DNA, Evidence of Genetic Loneliness

DNA analysis of Pre-Columbian human remains suggest natives of South America may not have intermingled with the Polynesians who built the fascinating Moai statues.

From the NYTimes News-2017-10-12:20:6:1

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The Royal Society is participating in Open Access Week Oct 23-29. All content will be free for the duration. (Oct 10).

A special issue of the Royal Society Publ has been published on "Wild Clocks". (Oct 10).

Cultural Evolution Conceptual Challenges by T. Lewens from Oxford University Press (Oct 6).

Evolution: A Very Short Introduction by B. Charlesworth and D. Charlesworth from Oxford University Press (Sep 29).

A special issue of Genome Biology is planned for the first half of 2018 on Evolutionary Genomics. (Sep 21).

If you have avian genomes available please consider this request to utilise/share them. (Sep 14).

Computational Phylogenetics An Introduction to Designing Methods for Phylogeny Estimation, by T.Warnow, from Cambridge Univ Press --- available Jan 2018 --- (Sep 8).

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