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Matter: Clues to Africa’s Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons

An analysis of DNA recovered from fossils thousands of years old hints at enormous migrations that shaped the continent.

From the NYTimes News-2017-9-21:14:6:4

UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry.

From the BBC News-2017-9-21:14:6:3

Ancient DNA sheds light on African history

DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa.

From the BBC News-2017-9-21:14:6:2

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

Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution by Jonathan B. Losos from Penguin Random House (Sep 1).

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