05 August 2018

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Podcast: David Reich | Ancient DNA (31 July 2018, 90 minutes). An interview based on Reich's bestselling book Who We Are and How We Got Here.

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Alias Grace: how Irish migration and the female criminal mind were viewed in the Victorian era

Call solved mystery of grandfather and a Canadian orphanage
Wood's Homes

Grandmotherhood across the demographic transition

State of the Climate in 2017 (International)
"In Canada, 2017 was characterized by higher than-average winter mean temperatures from the
Yukon to Atlantic Canada, followed by spring, summer, and autumn mean temperatures near or below average across the country. Precipitation measured at 28 available stations indicates wetter-than-average spring conditions across the country and drier-than average summer conditions mainly in southern British Columbia."

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