How the house sparrow came to be
Aug. 10, 2018 3:04 PM
How is it that the small, charismatic house sparrow has become so closely associated with us? CEES researchers have been trying to answer this question by sequencing the DNA of populations of sparrows from across Europe and the Middle East. New publication published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B.
Ancient DNA reveals the extent of Norse Greenland’s trade in walrus ivory
Aug. 8, 2018 1:08 PM
Analysis of DNA from up to 1100 year old walrus remains confirmes that walrus ivory was a driver for both the success and decline of the old Norse colony of Greenland.
The inaugural Oslo Symposium on Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics will be held on Thursday, 30 August 2018. The theme is: “Bridging the Fundamentals of Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics: Challenges and Solutions”. The co-organisers are CEES Chair Nils Chr. Stenseth and CEES Researcher Jeffrey Hutchings (Dalhousie University, Canada).
By Steve Chenoweth