Project News

February 1
Cohort program members on the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list

Congratulations to Phil Donoghue and Tim Lenton, part of the "Chance versus Purpose in the Evolution of Biospheres" project, for their inclusion in the Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list.

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February 1
Evolution of stickleback spines through independent cis-regulatory changes at HOXDB

Craig Lowe, PI of the “The Genetic Basis of Macroevolutionary Trends” project, contributed to the Open Access Nature Ecology & Evolution article, “Evolution of stickleback spines through independent cis-regulatory changes at HOXDB.”

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January 31
Alan C. Love honored as lifetime AAAS Fellow

Congratulations to Alan C. Love for his recent election as an AAAS Fellow! The election is a lifetime honor and recognizes members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) “whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.” Alan is being recognized for his contribution “to conceptual and methodological issues arising in the philosophical inquiry into evolutionary biology and scientific practice.” A full list of the 2022 class of AAAS Fellows and historic honorees is available online.

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January 26
Evolutionary analysis of swimming speed in early vertebrates challenges the ‘New Head Hypothesis'

Phil Donoghue, PI of the “Chance versus Purpose in the Evolution of Biospheres” project, co-wrote the Open Access article “Evolutionary analysis of swimming speed in early vertebrates challenges the ‘New Head Hypothesis’” in Communications Biology.

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January 24
The female orgasm and the homology concept in evolutionary biology

Laura Nuño de la Rosa, coordinator of the “Directionality in Genomics and Macroevolution” group of projects, contributed to the Open Access Journal of Morphology article, “The female orgasm and the homology concept in evolutionary biology.”

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