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Matter: A Single Migration From Africa Populated the World, Studies Find

Unprecedented DNA analyses of people in indigenous populations suggests that almost all non-Africans trace their roots to one migration from the continent.

From the NYTimes News-2016-9-21:14:6:2


DNA hints at earlier human exodus from Africa

Evidence for an early exodus of modern humans from Africa may have been detected in living humans.

From the BBC News-2016-9-21:14:6:1


Meet Earth's indestructible micro-beast

Meet the planet's hardiest animal - the tardigrade - that has just revealed a genetic secret that could help protect human cells.

From the BBC News-2016-9-20:14:6:2


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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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