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Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur

From the BBC News-2016-7-29:8:5:1

Cancer found in ancient human ancestor's foot

The earliest evidence of cancer in the human fossil record has been discovered in South Africa, say researchers.

From the BBC News-2016-7-28:14:6:1

Matter: DNA Study Says Only One Kind of Wolf in North America: The Gray Wolf

The finding highlights the shortcomings of laws intended to protect endangered species that don’t take into account research of the evolution of species.

From the NYTimes News-2016-7-27:20:6:1

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Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation, by S.Sultan, from Oxford Univ Press. (Jul 29).

Genome-Wide Association Studies: From Polymorphism to Personalized Medicine, ed by K.Appasani, from Cambridge Univ Press. (Jul 27).

The Great Paleolithic War How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past, by D.Meltzer, from Univ Chicago Press. (Jul 22).

Ancestral Journeys: The Peopling of Europe from the First Venturers to the Vikings by J. Manco from Thames and Hudson (Jul 12).

Survey of career experiences in the LGBTQ community. (Jul 5).

Science/AAAS and SciLifeLab offer a young scientist prize. (Jun 30).

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