Large Tortoiseshell: The mystery of Britain’s reappearing butterfly
Having disappeared in the 1950s, this large lepidopteran is back and breeding on UK shores - but we don’t know why. Might its newly sequenced genome provide some clues?
Biodiversity Genomics 2021: sequencing genomes across the planet
The second annual Biodiversity Genomics meeting (Sep 27-Oct 1) will connect scientists from the tundra to the tropics, all focused on unlocking the genomic secrets of life on Earth
New Tree of Life Gateway launches
As well as announcing available practices and data, and crediting participants, this Gateway aims to show that open data sharing is possible and essential for large-scale projects like DToL to succeed
Release of full bee genome sequences creates a buzz
Full genome sequences for three of the bumblebee species found in Britain and Ireland
Successful full genome sequencing of three bumblebee species
The Darwin Tree of Life team are delighted to announce the release of three complete bumblebee genomes this week.
Darwin Tree of Life: looking back on 2020
Despite restrictions, 2020 has been a busy year for the Darwin Tree of Life Project. We take a look at some of this year’s achievements and highlights.
International Day of Biodiversity
Biodiversity is at the core of the Darwin Tree of Life (DToL) project, and today (May 22nd) marks the Convention on Biological Diversity’s International Day of Biodiversity.