The atomic clock with the world’s best long-term accuracy is revealed after evaluation


A caesium fountain clock that keeps the United Kingdom‘s atomic time is now the most accurate long-term timekeeper in the world, according to a new evaluation of the clock that will be published in the…

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Life-history traits of extinct species may be discoverable, large-scale DNA sequencing data suggest


ScienceDaily (June 13, 2011) — For the first time, scientists have used large-scale DNA sequencing data to investigate a long-standing evolutionary assumption: DNA mutation rates are influenced by a set of species-specific life-history traits. These…

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