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Ancient China fish 'nearly extinct'

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.

From the BBC News-2014-9-15:8:5:1


'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed

A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.

From the BBC News-2014-9-11:20:6:1


Lasker Winner Calls for More Genetic Testing for Cancer

Mary-Claire King wins a prestigious Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation award and uses the spotlight to all for much wider genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer.

From the NYTimes News-2014-9-8:14:6:1


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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).

Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West S. Clark and M. Rutherford, Eds. Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 5).

The Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex, by J.Long from Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 2).

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


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Sep 22 16:00Complementary symbiont contributions to plant decomposition in a fungus-farming termite - Michael Poulsen et al. (PNAS)
Sep 22 16:00Alternating antibiotic treatments constrain evolutionary paths to multidrug resistance - Seungsoo Kim, Tami D. Lieberman, Roy Kishony (PNAS)
Sep 22 16:00Conifer species adapt to low-rainfall climates by following one of two divergent pathways - Timothy J. Brodribb, Scott A.M. McAdam, Gregory J. Jordan, Samuel C.V. Martins (PNAS)
Sep 22 12:00Phylogenomics and evolutionary dynamics of the family Actinomycetaceae - Kelei Zhao et al. (GBE)
Sep 22 12:00Monotreme Lactation Protein is highly expressed in monotreme milk and provides antimicrobial protection - Ashwantha Kumar Enjapoori et al. (GBE)
Sep 22 12:00Disrupting mitochondrial-nuclear co-evolution affects OXPHOS complex I integrity and impacts human health - Moran Gershoni et al. (GBE)
Sep 22 12:00Transcription factors bind negatively-selected sites within human mtDNA genes - Amit Blumberg et al. (GBE)
Sep 22 12:00Evaluating the use of ABBA-BABA statistics to locate introgressed loci - Simon H. Martin, John W. Davey, Chris D. Jiggins (MBE)
Sep 22 08:00Tuning Properties of Avian and Frog Bitter Taste Receptors Dynamically Fit Gene Repertoire sizes - Maik Behrens, Sigrun I. Korsching, Wolfgang Meyerhof (MBE)
Sep 22 08:00Differential effects of a mutation on the normal and promiscuous activities of orthologs: implications for natural and directed evolution - Akhil Khanal, Sean Yu McLoughlin, Jamie P. Kershner, Shelley D. Copley (MBE)
Sep 22 08:00Hsp90 promotes kinase evolution - Jennifer Lachowiec, Tzitziki Lemus, Elhanan Borenstein, Christine Queitsch (MBE)
Sep 22 08:00Structural molecular components of Septate Junctions in cnidarians point to the origin of epithelial junctions in Eukaryotes - Philippe Ganot et al. (MBE)

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