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Baby snake 'frozen in time' gives insight into lost world

The fossil of a prehistoric snake that lived alongside the dinosaurs has been found entombed in amber.

From the BBC News-2018-7-19:8:5:1

Trilobites: Fossils Trapped in Amber Offers Clues to the Origins of Snakes

A baby snake and snakeskin were preserved in two specimens found in Myanmar.

From the NYTimes News-2018-7-18:14:6:1

Does Wales hold the key for saving the puffin from extinction?

While the bird is dying out in parts of Europe, the population on one Welsh island is thriving.

From the BBC News-2018-7-17:14:6:1

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Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Evolution by P.H. Ampelotto (ed) from Springer (Jul 19).

The Real Planet of the Apes: A New Story of Human Origins by David Begun from Princeton Univ Press (Jul 10).

Handbook of Systems Biology: Concepts and Insights by M.Walhout, M. Vidal, J.Dekker from Academic Press (Jul 6).

"Temperature-dependent sex determination in vertebrates" (Valenzuela and Lance, eds.; Smithsonian Books) is available as a free PDF from IA State, from Research Gate or from Open SI. (Jun 26).

The Evolution of Life by Graham Bell from Oxford Univ Press (Jun 22).

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation by B. Nye from St.Martin's Press (Jun 20).

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