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Retro Report: Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class

Legislation and lawsuits that reject scientific consensus on issues like evolution and climate change are changing the way science is taught in some schools.

From the NYTimes News-2017-11-20:8:5:1

Trilobites: How Snapdragons Beckon Bees With More Than One Color

Subspecies of the flowers share most of their genes, but differ in a handful that lead to some being yellow on magenta and others being magenta on yellow.

From the NYTimes News-2017-11-17:20:6:1

First gene-editing in human body attempt

Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

From the BBC News-2017-11-17:8:5:1

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No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine. By Steve Jones from Abacus Press (Nov 16).

Frontiers in Genetics is inviting submissions for an issue on 'Genomic Footprints of Meitoic Recombination'. (Nov 10).

A special webinar on "Negotiating an Academic Position" Tues Nov 14 4-5pm. Please register with an email to cleclere@ufl.edu with the subject line "Webinar". (Nov 8).

The Evolution of Memory Systems Ancestors, Anatomy, and Adaptations. By E. Murray, S. Wise and K. Graham from Oxford University Press (Nov 6).

Genetics Genes, genomes and evolution. By P. Meneely, R. Dawes Hoang, I.N. Okeke and K. Heston, from Oxford University Press (Oct 30).

Challenging the Modern Synthesis Adaptation, Development and Inheritance. Edited by P. Huneman and D. Walsh from Oxford University Press (Oct 20).

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