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Gene Wolfe, Acclaimed Science Fiction Writer, Dies at 87

His four-book series “The Book of the New Sun” is considered one of the major works of the genre.

From the NYTimes News-2019-4-19:20:6:1


This Genetic Mutation Makes People Feel Full — All the Time

Two new studies confirm that weight control is often the result of genetics, not willpower.

From the NYTimes News-2019-4-18:14:6:2


'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.

From the BBC News-2019-4-18:14:6:1


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Extinction: A Very Short Introduction by Paul B. Wignall from Oxford University Press (Apr 18).

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction by Bernard Wood, from Oxford University Press (Apr 14).

Introduction to Plant Fossils by Christopher J. Cleal and Barry A. Thomas from Cambridge University Press (Apr 6).

Topological Data Analysis for Genomics and Evolution by Raul Rabadan and Andrew J. Blumberg from Cambridge University Press (Apr 1).

Analyzing Network Data in Biology and Medicine edited by Natasa Przuij, from Cambridge University Press (Mar 23).


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