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Ancient horse-like foetus discovered

The 48-million-year-old fossilised remains of a horse foetus have been described by scientists.

From the BBC News-2015-10-8:14:6:1

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for DNA Studies

This week's three Nobels reflect the globalization of science, which in the last century the United States often dominated.

From the NYTimes News-2015-10-7:8:5:2

DNA repair wins chemistry Nobel

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded for discoveries in DNA repair.

From the BBC News-2015-10-7:8:5:1

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The Runes of Evolution, How the Universe Became Self-Aware by S.Conway Morris from Templeton (Oct 2).

Noise Matters, The Evolution of Communication, by R.Haven Wiley from Harvard Univ Press (Oct 2).

Intl Journal Genomics call for papers for an issue on conservation and genomic tools. (Sep 21).

Reticulate Evolution: Symbiogenesis, Lateral gene transfer, Hybridization and Infectious heredity, edited by N.Gontier from Springer (Sep 14).

Bioinformatics workshops available from Genialis this fall in europe. (Sep 11).

Physiological and Biochemical Zoology is soliciting manuscripts for review for a Focused Issue on: Early-life Effects on the Adult Phenotype. (Sep 3).

August Weismann Development, Heredity, and Evolution, by F.Churchill from Harvard Univ Press (Aug 31).

When Life Nearly Died: The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time, by M.Benton from Thames and Hudson (Aug 31).

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Oct 8 08:00Introns structure patterns of variation in nucleotide composition in Arabidopsis thaliana and rice protein-coding genes - Adrienne Ressayre et al. (GBE)
Oct 7 08:00Coevolutionary landscape inference and the context-dependence of mutations in beta-lactamase TEM-1 - M. Figliuzzi, H. Jacquier, A. Schug, O. Tenaillon, M. Weigt (MBE)
Oct 7 08:00Recombination rate variation modulates gene sequence evolution mainly via GC-biased gene conversion, not Hill-Robertson interference, in an avian system - Paulina Bolívar, Carina F. Mugal, Alexander Nater, Hans Ellegren (MBE)
Oct 6 20:00Neofunctionalisation of a duplicate dachshund gene underlies the evolution of a novel leg segment in arachnids - Natascha Turetzek, Matthias Pechmann, Christoph Schomburg, Julia Schneider, Nikola-Michael Prpic (MBE)
Oct 6 12:00Rapid Y degeneration and dosage compensation in plant sex chromosomes - Alexander S. T. Papadopulos, Michael Chester, Kate Ridout, Dmitry A. Filatov (PNAS)
Oct 6 12:00Coexistence of both gyroid chiralities in individual butterfly wing scales of Callophrys rubi - Benjamin Winter et al. (PNAS)
Oct 6 12:00Effect of Co-solutes on Template-Directed Nonenzymatic Replication of Nucleic Acids - (JME)

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