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Evo in the news

Avian flu adapts to human hosts - May, 2015
With multiple columns in the daily paper devoted to Ebola's frightening rashes and bleeding, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that Ebola is far from the only emerging infectious disease that threatens human health today. Avian flu may be less dramatic and mainly infects birds, but it is no less deadly when it makes its way into a human host, with the worst strains killing 60% of people infected. We first wrote about the H5N1 avian flu back in 2005, but this is a bug that keeps coming back! Most recently, Egypt has experienced a surge of infections: 132 cases since January...

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Highlights

Kim Bostwick How boogieing birds evolved: The work of Kim Bostwick
When ornithologist Kim Bostwick goes hunting with her binoculars, she's not just looking for birds; she's looking for untold evolutionary stories.
Jackson Njau CSI: Olduvai Gorge. The work of Jackson Njau
Follow paleoanthropologist Jackson Njau as he examines fossil evidence for clues of crocodile predation on early hominids.
Evo Connection Evo Connection slide sets
This series of short slide sets explain several basic biology topics in evolutionary terms. Each set includes notes to help you present every slide.
A fisheye view of the tree of life A fisheye view of the tree of life
Explore our interactive fish evolutionary tree to learn about amazing innovations that have evolved in the different lineages.

 

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