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Science News reports on UB polar bear study

Published January 6, 2013

Science News includes polar bear research by Charlotte Lindqvist, assistant professor of biological sciences, in a list of the top 25 science stories of 2012. With an international team of scientists, Lindqvist, PhD, sequenced multiple polar bear and brown bear genomes to trace the evolutionary history of polar bears, and found that the bears were much more ancient than previously thought.

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http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/347030/description/Polar_bears_have_seen_hard_times