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'Fossil' groundwater's modern secret

The deepest and oldest waters on Earth are not immune from contamination, warn scientists.

From the BBC News-2017-4-26:14:6:1


'World's oldest fungus' raises evolution questions

Fossils found in rock from beneath the sea may be the oldest known fungi by one to two billion years.

From the BBC News-2017-4-25:8:5:1


DNA Tests, and Sometimes Surprising Results

Think you know your racial background? A communications studies project involving ancestry DNA testing has led to interesting conversations on identity.

From the NYTimes News-2017-4-23:8:5:1


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The Metabolic Ghetto An Evolutionary Perspective on Nutrition, Power Relations and Chronic Disease, by J.C.K. Wells from Cambridge Univ Press (Apr 24).

Genomic Epidemiology conference in Barcelona. Registration now open. (Apr 18).

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in Drug Discovery and Development by W.Loging, from Cambridge Univ Press. (Apr 15).

Next Generation Systematics by P.Olson, J.Hughes, J.Cotton, from Cambridge Univ Press. (Apr 11).

Join the Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology. More information here. (Apr 3).

A competition to sequence a Pink Pigeon via PacBio. (Mar 24).

A competition to sequence a Sea Slug via PacBio. (Mar 24).


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