NESCent News

Cephalopod genomics gets a boost

If octopuses, squids and cuttlefish are so cool, and so clever, how come there are no cephalopod genomes yet? A NESCent team aims to change all that. READ MORE>>

An evolutionary theory of dentistry

Why are our teeth so rotten? NESCent scientists examine the mismatch between our diets and lifestyles and those of our ancestors in a recent issue of Science Magazine. READ MORE>>

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Upcoming Events

Explaining cultural diversity: A new evolutionary synthesis
11-Aug-2014 ~ 14-Aug-2014  Meeting
The Perils of Being Bipedal: an Evolutionary Perspective on Human Musculoskeletal Disorders
12-Aug-2014 ~ 14-Aug-2014  Meeting
Learning Evolution from the Fossil Record: K-12 Explorations in Deep Time
17-Aug-2014 ~ 20-Aug-2014  Meeting
NESCent Academy Course: Phylogenetic Analysis Using RevBayes
25-Aug-2014 ~ 29-Aug-2014  Course
HIP: Hackathons, Interoperability, Phylogenies
15-Sep-2014 ~ 19-Sep-2014  Meeting