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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.

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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.

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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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