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A Conversation With: Luis Ho Pushes China Into World Astronomy Club

From his post at Peking University, the astronomer Luis Ho has a clear view not just of black holes but also the rapid evolution of science in China.

From the NYTimes News-2015-11-30:20:6:1

Sinosphere: World's Biggest Animal Cloning Center Set for '16 in a Skeptical China

The companies behind it, Boyalife Group and Soaam Biotech, must contend with consumers in a country where food safety is a near obsession.

From the NYTimes News-2015-11-28:14:6:1

Open Season Is Seen in Gene Editing of Animals

New techniques have made previously impossible goals fast and cheap enough for many to find worth pursuing.

From the NYTimes News-2015-11-27:8:5:1

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Grant for genomics research; $1500.00 is available to apply for. (Nov 24).

Cuvier's History of the Natural Sciences Nineteen Lessons on the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by T. Pietsch, Ed., from Univ Chicago Press (Nov 22).

Nature is seeking to recruit editors to join Nature Ecology. Application deadline November 29th. (Nov 13).

Nature is seeking to recruit editors to join Nature Ecology and Evolution. Application deadline November 30th. (Nov 13).

Royal Society Phil. Tranactions has three special issues that are free for November. (Nov 5).

Call for papers for a special issue on Genomics of Marine Invertebrates. (Nov 3).

Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution by K.Dial, N.Shubin, E.Brainerd Eds, from Univ Chicago Press (Oct 29).

The Annihilation of Nature; Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals by G.Ceballos, A.Ehrlich, P.Ehrlich Eds, from Johns Hopkins Univ Press (Oct 29).

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