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Barbara Marx Hubbard, 89, Futurist Who Saw 'Conscious Evolution,' Dies

In her writings and lectures, she postulated that the human race was on the brink of an enhanced way of existing and could bring about great things.

From the NYTimes News-2019-5-22:14:6:2


How Did Life Arrive on Land? A Billion-Year-Old Fungus May Hold Clues

A cache of microscopic fossils from the Arctic hints that fungi reached land long before plants.

From the NYTimes News-2019-5-22:14:6:1


Artificial life form given 'synthetic DNA'

UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic form of DNA.

From the BBC News-2019-5-16:14:6:2


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Darwinian Evolution of Molecules: Physical and Earth-Historical Perspective of the Origin of Life by Hiromoto Nakazawa from Springer (May 20).

Veterinary company looking to hire Statistical Genomicists. (May 18).

A special issue of GENES will be prepared on cytonuclear interactions in polyploid organisms. Manuscript deadline September 30th. (May 13).

The Origin of Snakes: Morphology and the Fossil Record by Michael Wayne Caldwell from CRC Press (May 11).

The Story of the Dinosaurs in 25 Discoveries: Amazing Fossils and the People Who Found Them by Donald R. Prothero from Columbia University Press (May 4).

The Wiley Handbook of Evolutionary Neuroscience ed. by Stephen V Shepherd from Wiley Blackwell (Apr 28).


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