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DNA yields secrets of human pioneer

DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.

From the BBC News-2014-10-22:14:6:1

Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer

A new study's findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.

From the NYTimes News-2014-10-21:8:5:1

A Word With: Richard Preston: Updating a Chronicle of Suffering: Author of 'The Hot Zone' Tracks Ebola's Evolution

"The Hot Zone," the nonfiction thriller about Ebola that Richard Preston wrote 20 years ago, is back on best-seller lists.

From the NYTimes News-2014-10-20:14:6:1

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Mathematics for the Life Sciences by E.N.Bodine, S.Lenhart & L.J.Gross, from Princeton Univ Press. (Oct 9).

The Random Genetic Drift Fallacy by W.B.Provine is available from Amazon. (Sep 26).

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Conservation Science 2nd Ed by P.Kareiva & M.Marvier from Roberts Publ. (Sept 25)

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Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World Without Darwin, by P.Bowler Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 15).

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Oct 22 07:59Expression of venom gene homologs in diverse python tissues suggests a new model for the evolution of snake venom - Jacobo Reyes-Velasco et al. (MBE)
Oct 21 11:59Evolutionary story of a satellite DNA from Phodopus sungorus (Rodentia, Cricetidae) - A. Paço, F. Adega, N. Meštrović, M. Plohl, R. Chaves (GBE)
Oct 21 11:59Predictable transcriptome evolution in the convergent and complex bioluminescent organs of squid - M. Sabrina Pankey, Vladimir N. Minin, Greg C. Imholte, Marc A. Suchard, Todd H. Oakley (PNAS)
Oct 21 11:59The Same or Not the Same: Lineage-Specific Gene Expansions and Homology Relationships in Multigene Families in Nematodes - Gabriel V. Markov, Praveen Baskaran, Ralf J. Sommer (JME)
Oct 21 07:59Evolution of High Mobility Group Nucleosome-Binding Proteins and Its Implications for Vertebrate Chromatin Specialization - Rodrigo González-Romero, José M. Eirín-López, Juan Ausió (MBE)
Oct 20 15:59Remodeling in bone without osteocytes: Billfish challenge bone structure-function paradigms - Ayelet Atkins et al. (PNAS)
Oct 20 15:59Trait-based diversification shifts reflect differential extinction among fossil taxa - Peter J. Wagner, George F. Estabrook (PNAS)
Oct 20 11:59Phylogenomic and MALDI-TOF MS analysis of Streptococcus sinensis HKU4T reveals a distinct phylogenetic clade in the genus Streptococcus - Jade L. L. Teng et al. (GBE)

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