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Dot Earth Blog: Can Genetics and Breeding Do for Cassava What They've Done For Corn?

Bill Gates explores non-GMO genetic research boosting corn and cassava yields.

From the NYTimes News-2014-10-23:14:6:3


Observatory: Competition Drives Quick Evolution of Lizard's Feet

A type of lizard in Florida took just 20 generations to evolve feet better suited to climbing trees, a new study suggests.

From the NYTimes News-2014-10-23:14:6:2


Monster shark 'kept whales in check'

The extinction of the biggest shark known to science may have triggered whales to grow to their current hefty sizes, a study suggests.

From the BBC News-2014-10-23:14:6:1


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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).

The postdoc advert from UNorthCarolina_Charlotte is legitimate. (Sept 26).

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

Free access to Reinhard Rieger Award winning paper till end of October. (Sep 17).

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


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Articles added in the last three days:

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)

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