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Research returns to Ireland far exceed investment

by Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times Financial returns from Ireland’s expenditure in research have easily outstripped the original investment, according to a study released on 19 September. It claims that while the Exchequer put in almost €1.2 billion over the period 2000-2006 the returns amounted to about €1.8bn. The study by PA Consulting said that the […]

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Clans, clades and unrooted trees

A few years back, Mark Wilkinson at The Natural History Museum, London came up with the idea that we should really have a more precise language for groups that we can see on unrooted trees. The problem stemmed from the fact that on an unrooted tree a clade is not defined. A clade is a […]

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