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Bonobos' clue to speech evolution

A study finds that wild bonobos use a single high-pitched call in a variety of contexts, showing a linguistic flexibility that was thought to be uniquely human.

From the BBC News-2015-8-4:8:5:1


Empire State hosts wildlife display

Images of endangered animals are flashed across the Empire State Building in New York to highlight the issue of potential mass extinction.

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


Why we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly

Why do we like to believe that dinosaurs were scaly?

From the BBC News-2015-7-28:8:5:1


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Bioinformatics with Python Cookbook by Tiago Antao. (Jul 7).

Intl_J_Genomics has a call for Conservation Genomics papers. (Jun 22).

Biocode: The New Age of Genomics, by D.Field & N.Davies from Oxford Univ Press. (Jun 18).

The Rise of Birds: 225 Million Years of Evolution, 2ed, by S.Chatterjee, from Johns Hopkins Univ Press. (Jun 18).

Probabilistic Graphical Models for Genetics, Genomics, and Postgenomics, by C.Sinoquet & R.Mourad, from Oxford Univ Press. (Jun 10).

Eternal Ephemera Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond, by N.Eldredge from Columbia Univ Press. (Jun 10).

Junk DNA A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome, by N.Carey from Columbia Univ Press. (Jun 5).


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