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'Amazing Dragon' Discovery in China Reshapes History of Dinosaurs' Evolution - New York Times


New York Times
A farmer in China stumbled upon some fossils more than a decade ago, which led to an excavation, which led to a realization: It's time to rethink the evolutionary history of some of the biggest dinosaurs that ever walked the earth. In a study published ...
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New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Precision Tinkering of Cells, Genes & Microbes: The Big Idea Finalists - Xconomy


Xconomy
Xconomy Boston —. Biology research has gotten so precise these days that scientists barely bat an eye when they talk about their ability to study the genome of individual cells or swap out single “letters” in DNA. So it's probably no surprise that ...

History of the Human Genome Project

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Details about the U.S. Human Genome Project including its goals, history and progress with links to key documents, publications, a timeline, and Project contacts.

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A Brief History of the Human Genome Project
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Chapter one from, Morality and the New Genetics: A Guide for Students and Health Care Providers.

Human Genome Project
United States

Information about the Project, its progress, history, and goals; issues associated with genome research; frequently asked questions, the science behind the project; and Project sponsors.

The Human Genome Diversity Project
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Stanford University describes this international project that seeks to understand the diversity and unity of the entire human species. Includes a summary of the purpose of the project and of the planning work done.

BBC: Human Genome Project
United Kingdom

Transcript of a discussion with David Baltimore, John Sulston and David Bentley about the project.

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News, FAQs, topical fact sheets, progress reports, and more, for students and scientists.

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Completed in 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP) was a 13-year project coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health. During the early years of the HGP, the Wellcome Trust (U.K.) became a major partner; additional contributions came from Japan, France, Germany, China, and others. Project goals were to : * identify all the approximately 20,000-25,000 genes in human DNA, * determine the sequences of the 3

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Definition, hurdles, ethical issues, and links to more resources on gene therapy provided by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

FAQ - Human Genome Diversity Project
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The HGD Project is an international project that seeks to understand the diversity and unity of the entire human species.

United Kingdom

Research program encompassing mapping, sequencing, and structural and functional interpretation of the human genome.

United States

Outlines different processes for the examination of unique DNA sequences in order to precisely identify the characteristics of individuals or species. Discusses ethical, legal, and social issues.