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A Virus in Koala DNA Stirs the Genetic Pot

Many animals, including humans, have DNA left over from ancient viral infections. In koalas, researchers are studying the process in real time.

From the NYTimes News-2019-10-10:14:6:1

Extinction Rebellion: Flight delayed as activists vow to 'shut down' airport

Extinction Rebellion activists say they want to "shut down" London City Airport for three days.

From the BBC News-2019-10-10:8:5:1

Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves

Researchers produce cattle that lack horns, meaning they cannot use them to injure other animals or humans.

From the BBC News-2019-10-7:14:6:1

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Environmental DNA and Metabarcoding in Marine Systems is planning a special issue. Call for contritubtions in the journal Diversity. (Oct 10).

Epigenetic Mechanisms of the Cambrian Explosion by Nelson R. Cabej from Academic Press (Oct 6).

Beetle Battles: One Scientist's Journey of Adventure and Discovery by Doug Emlen from Roaring Brook Press (Sep 28).

How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention by Daniel L. Everett from Liveright Publ (Sep 20).

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

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