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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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Apr 27 08:00Mitochondrial genome evolution and a novel RNA editing system in deep-branching heteroloboseids - Jiwon Yang et al. (GBE)
Apr 27 08:00Inferring rates and length-distributions of indels using approximate Bayesian computation - Eli Levy Karin et al. (GBE)
Apr 27 08:00The effects of CpG densities around transcription start sites on sex-biased gene expression in Poecilia reticulata - Katsunori Tamagawa, Takashi Makino, Masakado kawata (GBE)
Apr 27 08:00Genomic evidence that methanotrophic endosymbionts likely provide deep-sea Bathymodiolus mussels with a sterol intermediate in cholesterol biosynthesis - Kiyotaka Takishita et al. (GBE)
Apr 27 08:00Bayesian Inference of Allele-Specific Gene Expression Indicates Abundant cis-regulatory Variation in Natural Flycatcher Populations - Mi Wang, Severin Uebbing, Hans Ellegren (GBE)
Apr 25 08:00RelTime rates collapses to a strict clock when estimating the timeline of animal diversification - Jesus Lozano-Fernandez, Mario dos Reis, Philip C.J. Donoghue, Davide Pisani (GBE)
Apr 24 16:00Explaining negative kin discrimination in a cooperative mammal society - Faye J. Thompson et al. (PNAS)

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