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Is evolution predictable?

We are surrounded by microorganisms that adapt in their struggle to survive. In plants and animals, such adaptations can take thousands of years; in microorganisms, they sometimes occur within weeks. To understand such rapid ...

dateJul 07, 2016 in Evolution
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Signs of hope for saiga after mass die-off

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan has published the results of an aerial survey of saiga, conducted in April 2016, which aimed to provide insight into the status of these beleaguered populations following ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Genetic analysis of Ice Age Europeans

Analyses of ancient DNA from prehistoric humans paint a picture of dramatic population change in Europe from 45,000 to 7,000 years ago, according to a new study led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator David Reich ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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