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Astra Zeneca drive for genetic drugs

Astra Zeneca announces a research programme to develop a generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.

From the BBC News-2015-1-29:8:5:1


VIDEO: 'New generation' drug research plan

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has announced a research programme to develop a new generation of medicines to treat the genetic causes of many debilitating diseases.

From the BBC News-2015-1-29:8:5:2


Ancient Skull Adds New Insight to Story of Human Evolution

Researchers have discovered a 55,000-year-old fossil skull that they say is a missing connection between African and European populations.

From the NYTimes News-2015-1-28:14:6:1


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Ghost Stories for Darwin The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity by B. Subramaniam from Univ Illinois Press (Jan 26).

Arrival of of the Fittest Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle by A. Wagner from Penguin (Jan 26).

Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle by D.Emlen from Holt, NY (Jan 19).

Darwin's Orchids: Then and Now, ed R.Edens-Meier and P.Bernhardt from Univ Chicago Press (Jan 19).

The new journal Nature Plants features papers relevant to plant evolutionary biology. (Jan 8).

The Tree of Life; Evolution and Classification of Living Organism, by P. Vargas & R. Zardoya, Eds. from Sinauer Associates (Dec 29).

Dodging Extinction; Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth, by A.Barnosky, from Univ California Press (Dec 29).

In Search of Cell History; The Evolution of Life's Building Blocks, by F.Harold, from Univ Chicago Press (Dec 29).


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