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'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed

A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.

From the BBC News-2014-9-11:20:6:1


Lasker Winner Calls for More Genetic Testing for Cancer

Mary-Claire King wins a prestigious Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation award and uses the spotlight to all for much wider genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer.

From the NYTimes News-2014-9-8:14:6:1


VIDEO: 'Dreadnought' dinosaur biggest ever

Fossils unearthed in Argentina represent the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered.

From the BBC News-2014-9-5:20:6:1


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Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West S. Clark and M. Rutherford, Eds. Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 5).

The Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex, by J.Long from Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 2).

The Journal of Heredity announces a special issue on Speciation freely available online.(Aug 23).

The summer Newsletter of the Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution (CIEE) is now available. (Aug 7).

Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity ed by P.Michalak from Nova (Aug 3).

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life, by J.Archibald from Oxford Univ Press (Jul 28).


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