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Dirk Steinke
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From the inbox: Eurytemora conference 2019
Dear colleagues We are going to organize a conference on Eurytemora in Saint Petersburg.  We are planning to meet in spring (May 2019). It is the nicest season to visit SPb: good weather and not too much tourists. The conference will be held in the building...
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Researcher in Environmental DNA (eDNA), Aarhus University
Researcher in Environmental DNA (eDNA), Aarhus University, Campus Roskilde, Denmark 1003793 The Department of Environmental Science at Aarhus University, Roskilde, Denmark invites applications for a four year researcher position in environmental DNA (eDNA) ...
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Weekend reads
A lot of papers have piled up in the past few weeks. Lots to recommend for thorough reading. Lets start with some that were written by colleagues at our institute: Finding the pond through the weeds: eDNA reveals underestimated diversity of pondweeds. PREMI...
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From the inbox: Young researcher position
Here a call for a 30-month young researcher position in the InterReg AlpineSpace project “Eco-AlpsWater” , in the field of DNA biomonitoring of freshwater ecosystems, which will be hosted by Nico Salmaso , member of DNAqua-Net .
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Fishbase in trouble
Do you know Fishbase? If you - like me - are working in fish biology and anything relating to fish or if you are a serious fish hobbyist it is very likely that you came across Fishbase a number of times. It is a huge resource for fish names and life history...
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A new shark: Squalus clarkae
Eugenie Clark was a pioneer in shark biology, known around the world for her illuminating research on shark behavior. But she was a pioneer in another critical way, as one of the first women of prominence in the male-dominated field of marine biology. Fondl...
A new shark: Squalus clarkae
A new shark: Squalus clarkae
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A new species of Bandy-Bandy: Vermicella parscauda
Bandy-bandies (genus Vermicella ) are small (50–100cm) black and white burrowing elapid snakes with a highly specialized diet of blindsnakes. There are currently only five species known in this genus, all from Australia. The species name was build with the ...
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Temperature and mtDNA selection
Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has traditionally been used in population genetic and biogeographic studies as a maternally-inherited and evolutionary-neutral genetic marker. However, it is now clear that polymorphisms within the mtDNA sequence are routinely non-...
Temperature and mtDNA selection
Temperature and mtDNA selection
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Weekend reads
Back on track with the weekend read posts.  Maybe not as many as usual but still quite interesting to read. Tree species identity and diversity drive fungal richness and community composition along an elevational gradient in a Mediterranean ecosystem Ecolog...
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A new darkling beetle: Blaptogonia zhentanga
Darkling beetles are usually colored blackish, dark brown or grey, and often have a satiny sheen and few are metallic. This large beetle family also contains the better known flour beetles. These animals feed on both fresh and decaying vegetation, which unf...
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