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How the mouse came to live alongside humans

The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests.

From the BBC News-2017-3-28:8:5:1


Fossil tracks are Australia's 'Jurassic Park'

Scientists describe a remarkable collection of dinosaur tracks on beaches in Western Australia.

From the BBC News-2017-3-27:8:5:1


British scientists claim major advance in TB treatment

Researchers are using genome sequencing to make sure patients get the right drugs more quickly.

From the BBC News-2017-3-24:8:5:1


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

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

23andMe is hiring scientists to help analyze their data. (Mar 21).

A competition to sequence a Bombardier Beetle via PacBio. (Mar 20).

A competition to sequence a Dingo via PacBio with the aim to examine selection. (Mar 16).

The Future of Phylogenetic Systematics, The Legacy of Willi Hennig by D.Williams et al. from Cambridge Univ Press. (Mar 13).

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Call for entries to the 5th annual BMC Ecology image competition. http://bmcecol.biomedcentral.com/imagecomp2017-page (Mar 3).


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Mar 27 20:00Metabolic evolution and the self-organization of ecosystems - Rogier Braakman, Michael J. Follows, Sallie W. Chisholm (PNAS)
Mar 27 08:00Origin and evolution of the kiwifruit canker pandemic - Honour C. McCann et al. (GBE)
Mar 27 08:00A direct test of selection in cell populations using the diversity in gene expression within tumors - Chunyan Li et al. (MBE)
Mar 27 08:00Genome-Wide Identification Of The Mutation Underlying Fleece Variation And Discriminating Ancestral Hairy Species From Modern Woolly Sheep - Julie Demars et al. (MBE)

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