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An eclectic mix of articles about our world and the universe we live in, with some political commentary
Curated by Pamela D Lloyd
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DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin's Evolution Mystery

DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin's Evolution Mystery | Science and Other Wild Affairs | Scoop.it
One of Darwin's mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of years ago.
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We are learning so much about our world and how it has developed through the study of genomics, as indicated by researcher Brad Barbazuk's comment on the sequencing of the Amborella plant, "This work provides the first global insight as to how flowering plants are genetically different from all other plants on Earth."

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Scientists find new human species

Scientists find new human species | Science and Other Wild Affairs | Scoop.it
Fossils from Northern Kenya show that a new species of human lived two million years ago, researchers say.

Via Sakis Koukouvis
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