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AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified

A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

From the BBC News-2014-11-26:14:6:1

Museum fossils are new dino species

A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

From the BBC News-2014-11-26:8:5:2

Watson to sell Nobel Prize for DNA

Prof James Watson is to auction off the Nobel Prize medal he won for the discovery of the structure of DNA.

From the BBC News-2014-11-26:8:5:1

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The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems by D.Shuker & L.Simmons, Eds. from Oxford Univ Press (Nov18).

A Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists by B.Fisher et al. from Roberts & Company Publ (Nov14).

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Become Birds, by J.Pickrell from Columbia Univ Press (Nov13).

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin, by C.Johnson from Oxford Univ Press (Nov10).

Aristotle's Lantern, Darwin's Tree: The Evolution of Visual Metaphors in Biological Order by J.D.Archibald, from Columbia Univ Press (Nov 5).

A campaign by Sam MacKinnon to support a documentary about origin of life research. (Nov 4).

Tree of Life by P.Vargas & R.Zardoya, from Sinauer (Oct 28).

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Nov 27 07:58Coalescent Methods Are Robust to the Simultaneous Effects of Long Branches and Incomplete Lineage Sorting - Liang Liu, Zhenxiang Xi, Charles C. Davis (MBE)
Nov 27 07:58Genomic signatures reveal new evidences for selection of important traits in domestic cattle - Lingyang Xu et al. (MBE)
Nov 26 15:59Evolution in changing environments: Modifiers of mutation, recombination, and migration - Oana Carja, Uri Liberman, Marcus W. Feldman (PNAS)
Nov 26 15:59An Origin-of-Life Reactor to Simulate Alkaline Hydrothermal Vents - Barry Herschy et al. (JME)
Nov 26 07:58The evolution and adaptive potential of transcriptional variation in sticklebacks - signatures of selection and widespread heritability - Erica H. Leder et al. (MBE)
Nov 25 07:58The Case for an Early Biological Origin of DNA - Anthony M. Poole et al. (JME)
Nov 25 07:58Evolution of the insect desaturase gene family with an emphasis on social Hymenoptera - Martin Helmkampf, Elizabeth Cash, Jürgen Gadau (MBE)
Nov 24 15:59Collapse of cooperation in evolving games - Alexander J. Stewart, Joshua B. Plotkin (PNAS)
Nov 24 15:59Early Holocene chicken domestication in northern China - Hai Xiang et al. (PNAS)
Nov 24 15:59Evolutionary tipping points in the capacity to adapt to environmental change - Carlos A. Botero, Franz J. Weissing, Jonathan Wright, Dustin R. Rubenstein (PNAS)

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