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Adopted Koreans, Stymied in Search of Birth Parents, Find Hope in a Cotton Swab

Many are turning to DNA testing after years of frustration with bureaucratic hurdles and flawed records.

From the NYTimes News-2016-8-27:20:6:1


Extinct 'lion' named after Attenborough

A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.

From the BBC News-2016-8-26:8:5:1


Microsoft Excel blamed for gene study errors

Microsoft's Excel has been blamed for some errors in academic papers on genomics.

From the BBC News-2016-8-25:8:5:1


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Cheats and Deceits How animals and plants exploit and mislead, by M.Stevens, from Oxford Univ Press (Aug 28).

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution by D.Prothero, from Columbia Univ Press (Aug 23).

An Ape's View of Human Evolution by P.Andrews from Cambridge Univ Press (Aug 18).

Next Generation Systematics ed by P.Olson, J.Hughes, J.Cotton from Cambridge Univ Press (Aug 15).

Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Infectious Disease, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science, by R.G.Wallace from Monthly Review Press (Aug 10).

Organism and Environment: Ecological Development, Niche Construction, and Adaptation, by S.Sultan, from Oxford Univ Press. (Jul 29).


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