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Mutant sperm-factories spread in testes

Mutant sperm-factories spread in men's testicles as they age to increase the risk of children with genetic diseases, researchers have shown.

From the BBC News-2016-2-9:8:5:1

Official Quits Nobel Panel Over Inquiry Into Surgeon

Urban Lendahl, a genetics professor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, resigned Saturday as secretary general of the Nobel Assembly at the institute.

From the NYTimes News-2016-2-7:20:6:1

Matter: DNA Study of First Ancient African Genome Flawed, Researchers Report

When other researchers studied the 4,500-year-old-genome, they discovered that the conclusion that much of Africa has Eurasian ancestry was incorrect.

From the NYTimes News-2016-2-4:14:6:1

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A book on Deception in Nature by M.Stevens is available. (Feb 4).

The SMBE conference will be held on the Gold Coast Australia, from 3-7 July at the Gold Coast Convention Exhibition Centre. For details see their website. (Feb 1).

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Nature Communications have a position open for an ecology editor. (Jan 22).

A short video on plant resistance based on purifying selection in virulence genes in fungi. (Jan 21).

Arrival of the Fittest: How Nature Innovates by A.Wagner from Current Publ. (Jan 8).

On the Wing:Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flight, by D.E. Alexander from Oxford Univ Press (Jan 8).

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