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ScienceDaily (Mar. 31, 2009) â Scientists at Penn State and the National 
Institute of Genetics in Japan have demonstrated that several statistical 
methods commonly used by biologists to detect natural selection at the 
molecular level tend to produce incorrect results. "Our finding means that 
hundreds of published studies on natural selection may have drawn incorrect 
conclusions," said Masatoshi Nei, Penn State Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and 
the team's leader. The team's results will be published in the Online Early 
Edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences during 
the week ending Friday 3 April 2009 and also in the journal's print edition at 
a later date.