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New Study Offers Clues To Swift Arctic Extinction

A study seems to rule out assimilation as the reason for the sudden disappearance of the Paleo-Eskimo population that thrived alone for more than 4,000 years.

From the NYTimes News-2014-8-28:20:6:3

Genetic clues to spread of Ebola

Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.

From the BBC News-2014-8-28:20:6:2

DNA tells story of Arctic peopling

A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.

From the BBC News-2014-8-28:20:6:1

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The Journal of Heredity announces a special issue on Speciation freely available online.(Aug 23).

The summer Newsletter of the Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution (CIEE) is now available. (Aug 7).

Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity ed by P.Michalak from Nova (Aug 3).

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life, by J.Archibald from Oxford Univ Press (Jul 28).

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B invites proposals for issues for publication in late 2015. (Jul 18).

From Eve to Evolution Darwin, Science and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America by K.Hamlin from Univ Chicago Press (Jul 17).

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Sep 1 08:00A complex distribution of elongation family GTPases EF1A and EFL in basal alveolate lineages - Kirill V. Mikhailov et al. (GBE)
Sep 1 08:00Tuning properties of avian and frog bitter taste receptors dynamically fit gene repertoire sizes. - Maik Behrens, Sigrun Korsching, Wolfgang Meyerhof (MBE)
Aug 30 12:00Genomic Signatures of Distributive Conjugal Transfer among Mycobacteria - Tatum D. Mortimer, Caitlin S. Pepperell (GBE)
Aug 30 08:00Evidence for deep regulatory similarities in early developmental programs across highly diverged insects - Majid Kazemian et al. (GBE)

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