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Neanderthal Footprints Found in France Offer Clues to Group Behavior

The 80,000-year-old prints fill in gaps left by fossils and artifacts.

From the NYTimes News-2019-9-12:20:6:1


Heathrow drone protest: Five arrested over planned disruption

The co-founder of activist group Extinction Rebellion is among those held in "pre-emptive" raids.

From the BBC News-2019-9-12:14:6:1


Scientists Find the Skull of Humanity's Ancestor, on a Computer

By comparing fossils and CT scans, researchers say they have reconstructed the skull of the last common forebear of modern humans.

From the NYTimes News-2019-9-11:8:5:2


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Evolution, Origin of Life, Concepts and Methods edited by Pierre Pontarotti from Springer Intl Publ (Sep 14).

EcoEvoRxiv is a not-for-profit, online repository for research papers related to ecology, evolution and conservation. For more details about EcoEvoRxiv: https://ecoevorxiv.org/. (Sep 10).

Frontiers in Genetics is organizing a special issue on 'Coping with Climate Change: A Genomic Perspective on Thermal Adaptation' and is calling for submissions. (Sep 9).

Understanding Body Shapes of Animals by Holger Preuschoft from Springer (Sep 8).

The Evolutionary Biology of Species by Timothy G. Barraclough, from Oxford University Press (Sep 1).

Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague, by David K. Randall, from W.W. Norton & Company (Aug 23).

Dance of the Dung Beetles by Helen Lunn and Marcus Byrne, from Wits University Press (Aug 18).

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