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8 July 2014

This evening at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown MA Jesse Ausubel will give a talk on “Meat & Potatoes and the American Landscape.”  Young reporter Nathaniel Horwitz prepared a good story for the Martha’s Vineyard Times anticipating the talk.

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8 July 2014

On 7 July 2014 Jesse Ausubel was interviewed by Heather Goldstone in her public radio program “Living Lab.” A short article describes the interview, which focused on questions of land use and land cover, and links to the hour-long podcast.

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3 July 2014

PHE’s Mark Stoeckle and colleague David Thaler published a new research paper in PLOS ONE, DNA Barcoding Works in Practice but Not in (Neutral) Theory.  The paper examines what DNA barcoding can tell us about how evolution works. The authors argue for a radically different view of evolution to account for the widespread pattern of limited variation within species and larger differences among them, a feature that underlies the general effectiveness of DNA barcoding.

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17 June 2014

We post “Peak Farmland and Potatoes,” Jesse Ausubel’s Plenary address to the 2014 Potato Business Summit of the United Potato Growers of America, San Antonio, 8 January 2014.

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12 June 2014

We share in the pride of everyone at The Rockefeller University that it ranked #1 in a recent survey of the impact of research of 750 universities around the world.

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10 June 2014

As part of the William and Myrtle Harris Lectureship in Science and Civilization, Jesse presented a lecture entitled ‘Cars and Civilization‘ at the California Institute of Technology on 30 April 2014.

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22 May 2014

Kate Stoeckle (Sushigate–How We Became DNA Detectives–You Can Too!) and Mark Stoeckle (Citizens Help Study Icky and Mysterious City Pest–Cockroaches) showcased their work on May 3 at Rockefeller’s first “Science Saturday” which attracted 740 people including 375 children to view many wonders of science practiced by Rockefeller researchers.

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21 May 2014

Jesse Ausubel’s autobiography, La liberazione dell’ambiente, is now available at Amazon Italy and on sale in bookstores throughout Italy. Here’s a photo of Jesse with publisher Sante di Renzo, editor Maria Pia Felici, and the designer of La liberazione dell’ambiente, with photos of copies on sale in bookstores in Rome and Florence May 2014

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19 May 2014

Mark Stoeckle is interviewed by Jenny Marder for PBS News Hour on DNA barcoding and taxonomy’s future

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28 April 2014

Together with long-time colleague Nebosja Nakicenovic, Jesse Ausubel will give the William and Myrtle Harris Distinguished lectures in Science and Civilization on “Cars and Civilization” at the California Institute of Technology on 30 April 2014.

 

 

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