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Located near the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, the Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ) serves as a center for research on diverse biological resources of southwestern China, the Eastern Himalayas, and Southeast Asia. Since its establishment in 1959, KIZ has grown considerably. As of November 2013, it has more than 483 faculty members and staff spread across 32 scientific research groups. About 330 post-graduate students, including several international students, work and study in KIZ, as do many national and international collaborators. As one of the twenty biological institutes in the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), KIZ was the only CAS life sciences institute in western China included as part of the Renovation 2020 pick over. Over the next decade, (more...)
 
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Penguin taxa whose genomes were analyzed, comprising all extant and recently extinct penguins. .jpg
Genomes reveal 60 million years of penguin evolution to extreme-cold and marine environments
Fig. 1 Mustura yangi sp. nov., KIZ 2015006384, holotype, 55.8 mm SL, male; Myanmar: Kachin State: Putao District: Tanjar Chaung. Live colouration.jpg
Chinese, Swiss and Myanmar researchers found a new species of Nemacheilidae fish in Putao, northern Myanmar
 
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