DNA

How the black rat colonized Europe in the Roman and Medieval periods

New ancient DNA analysis has shed light on how the black rat, blamed for spreading Black Death, dispersed across Europe — revealing that the rodent …

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birds

Collision hotspots for migrating birds revealed in new study

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) highlights the areas in Europe and North Africa where the construction of wind turbines or …

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Asia

Entire genome of Eurasian spruce bark beetle now revealed

Researchers have successfully mapped the entire genome of the Eurasian spruce bark beetle. The breakthrough paves the way for new research into bark beetles and …

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Europe

Police raids uncover ‘ruthless’ tiger trade in Europe

Petition calls for EU ban on commercial trade to protect tigers   Conservationists are urging the EU to ban all commercial trade in tigers and tiger …

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EMA

Reaction after London loses European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam

NOAH has congratulated Amsterdam in its bid to succeed London as the new headquarters of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Dawn Howard, NOAH chief executive, …

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