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Remote islands: Stepping stones to understanding evolution

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For millions of years, remote islands have been hotbeds of biodiversity, where unique species have flourished. Scientists have proposed different theories to explain how animals and plants colonize and evolve on islands but te…

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For millions of years, remote islands have been hotbeds of biodiversity, where unique species have flourished. Scientists have proposed different theories to explain how animals and plants colonize and evolve on islands but testing ideas for processes happening over long time scales has always been a challenge.
Recently, cutting-edge techniques in DNA sequencing, 3D imaging, and computation have opened up opportunities for investigating historical processes. In a new study published in Evolutio…

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Coronavirus: Returnees could be subject to post-managed isolation COVID-19 test

“We are seeing more cases coming back positive now and so it is a risk we want to manage.”

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It comes as health officials scratch their heads over a positive case from the weekend. A man returned from India on August 27 and isolated in Christchurch for two weeks, but he developed symptoms five days after returning to Auckland and tested positive.
It’s not known where he was infected with COVID-19. It could have been in India, on the flight from India or the connecting flight from Fiji. Other people from that same flight also tested positive. There’s also a chance he caught the virus in…

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Palmerston North to host Silver Ferns in Cadbury Netball Series

Cadbury Netball Series to return in October with Silver Ferns taking the court against New Zealand men, New Zealand A, and New Zealand under-21s.

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Palmerston North will host the world champion Silver Ferns in the second edition of the Cadbury Netball Series next month.
As signposted by Stuff,the Ferns will feature in a four-day series against the New Zealand men, a New Zealand A side and New Zealand under-21 team at Palmerston North’s Fly Palmy Arena from October 21-24.
Netball New Zealand chief executive Jennie Wyllie was excited to see the series return after it proved pivotal in the lead-up to the Silver Ferns World Cup title win la…

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