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Patagonia, a cul-de-sac for the continental dispersal of Homo sapiens into the Americas, has been extensively analyzed by archaeologists and bioanthropologists. Despite its deep and rich archaeological record, the genetic make up of its pre-contact inhabitants...

["Anthropology","Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Genetics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3098v1
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The phylogenetic position of many fossil platyrrhines with respect to extant ones is not yet clear. Two main hypotheses have been proposed: the layered or successive radiations hypothesis suggests that Patagonian fossils are Middle Miocene stem platyrrhines lacking...

["Anthropology","Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Zoology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1796v2
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Uganda’s Kibale National Park contains a particularly diverse primate population, including about 1400 chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). It is threatened by poaching and illegal deforestation, both of which are promoted by the extreme poverty, exponential population...

["Animal Behavior","Anthropology","Biodiversity","Conservation Biology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1894v1
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Genebanks increasingly use molecular markers for routine characterization of ex-situ collections and farmer managed diversity. The International Potato Center presently uses a SSR marker-kit to create molecular profiles for potato accessions. We identified a need...

["Anthropology","Biodiversity","Molecular Biology","Statistics","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.522v1
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