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'Gene Conservation Units' may be key to preserving rare species — and maintaining evolutionary processes to help them adapt to environmental change

‘Gene Conservation Units’ may be key to preserving rare species — and maintaining evolutionary processes to help them adapt to environmental change

UK landowners and conservationists welcome wider-spread use of Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) to help protect some of the rarest plants ...
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Where are the world’s biodiversity hotspots and why do they matter?

Ecologists have long sought to understand why some areas of the planet are extraordinarily rich in species. The research set ...
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‘Collaborative morality’ in early humans may explain autism’s long evolutionary history

A subtle change occurred in our evolutionary history 100,000 years ago which allowed people who thought and behaved differently - ...

Using GMOs, scientists show how plants tell time

Plants use sugars to tell the time of day, according to research involving a University of York scientist which is ...
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