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H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

The virus appeared in New York as early as 1971, according to a new genetic analysis, and spread from there to San Francisco.

From the NYTimes News-2016-10-26:14:6:1

Parrot fossil unearthed in Siberia

A parrot fossil has been discovered in Siberia - the furthest north these birds have ever been found.

From the BBC News-2016-10-26:8:5:1

Giant dinosaurs 'crossed continents'

Some of the giants of the dinosaur family may have arisen in South America and crossed over Antarctica to Australia about 100 million years ago, new fossil evidence suggests.

From the BBC News-2016-10-20:14:6:1

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The Systems View of Life by F.Capra, P.Luisi from Cambridge Univ Press. (Oct 19).

Bayer is looking for a grad scholar to do microbial genomics, machine learning. (Oct 18).

A Science Religion Focus group is looking for natural scientists for focus group meetings in London. (Oct 20).

Plant Systematics by W.Judd and C.Campbell, from Sinauer Inc. (Oct 11).

Fully open access, Special Issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled "From DNA barcodes to biomes" ed by P.Hebert, M.Hajibabaei, P.Hollingsworth from Royal Society. (Oct 4).

Concepts in Bioinformatics and Genomicsby J.Momand, A.McCurdy from Oxford Univ Press. (Sept 28).

An Introduction to Conservation Biology by R.Primack, A.Sher from Sinauer. (Sept 24).

Neoliberal Ebola: Modeling Disease Emergence from Finance to Forest and Farm, ed by R.G.Wallace and R.Wallace, from Springer (Sept 20).

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