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Global Health: Snakes Leave Identity Within Their Fang Marks

DNA information can show what kind of antivenin to use, or if one is even needed.

From the NYTimes News-2014-11-17:20:6:1


Tefé Journal: Fishermen in Brazil Save a River Goliath, and Their Livelihoods

Efforts to save the pirarucu, one of the world's largest freshwater fish, have been a success while offering a strategy for fending off a broader freshwater extinction crisis.

From the NYTimes News-2014-11-13:20:6:1


Keeping Mates Close and Competition Out in an Ocean Sponge

Evolution has come up with many strategies for successful mating. For one kind of marine crustacean, that means a game of cat and mouse with mates and competitors.

From the NYTimes News-2014-11-13:14:6:1


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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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