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Barbara Marx Hubbard, 89, Futurist Who Saw 'Conscious Evolution,' Dies

In her writings and lectures, she postulated that the human race was on the brink of an enhanced way of existing and could bring about great things.

From the NYTimes News-2019-5-22:14:6:2

How Did Life Arrive on Land? A Billion-Year-Old Fungus May Hold Clues

A cache of microscopic fossils from the Arctic hints that fungi reached land long before plants.

From the NYTimes News-2019-5-22:14:6:1

Artificial life form given 'synthetic DNA'

UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic form of DNA.

From the BBC News-2019-5-16:14:6:2

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Darwinian Evolution of Molecules: Physical and Earth-Historical Perspective of the Origin of Life by Hiromoto Nakazawa from Springer (May 20).

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A special issue of GENES will be prepared on cytonuclear interactions in polyploid organisms. Manuscript deadline September 30th. (May 13).

The Origin of Snakes: Morphology and the Fossil Record by Michael Wayne Caldwell from CRC Press (May 11).

The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them by Donald R. Prothero from Columbia University Press (May 4).

The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience ed. by Stephen V Shepherd from Wiley Blackwell (Apr 28).

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May 22 08:00Parallel molecular evolution in pathways, genes, and sites in high-elevation hummingbirds revealed by comparative transcriptomics - Marisa C W Lim, Christopher C Witt, Catherine H Graham, Liliana M Dávalos (GBE)
May 22 08:00The role of chromatin accessibility in cis-regulatory evolution - Pei-Chen Peng et al. (GBE)
May 22 08:00The genomic complexity of a large inversion in great tits - Vinicius H da Silva et al. (GBE)
May 22 08:00Modelling structural constraints on protein evolution via side-chain conformational states - Umberto Perron et al. (MBE)
May 21 20:00River valleys shaped the maternal genetic landscape of Han Chinese - Yu-Chun Li et al. (MBE)
May 21 08:00Ancestral admixture is the main determinant of global biodiversity in fission yeast - Sergio Tusso et al. (MBE)
May 21 08:00Many options, few solutions: over 60 million years snakes converged on a few optimal venom formulations - Agneesh Barua, Alexander S Mikheyev (MBE)
May 21 08:00Elucidation of Codon Usage Signatures across the Domains of Life - Eva Maria Novoa, Irwin Jungreis, Olivier Jaillon, Manolis Kellis (MBE)
May 21 08:00Evolution of gene expression during a transition from environmental to genetic sex determination - Cécile Molinier et al. (MBE)
May 20 08:00Unraveling the LRC evolution in mammals: IGSF1 and A1BG provide the keys - Sergey V Guselnikov, Alexander V Taranin (GBE)
May 20 08:00Genome-wide patterns of gene expression in a wild primate indicate species-specific mechanisms associated with tolerance to natural simian immunodeficiency virus infection - Noah D Simons et al. (GBE)
May 20 08:00The parallel molecular adaptations to the Antarctic cold environment in two psychrophilic green algae - Zhenhua Zhang et al. (GBE)

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