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'Wolf-like' creature shot on Montana ranch puzzles experts

State wildlife experts are seeking DNA analysis to pinpoint the mysterious creature's species.

From the BBC News-2018-5-25:14:6:1


Loch Ness Monster: DNA tests may offer new clue

DNA research team say sampling of Loch Ness could uncover evidence of new creatures.

From the BBC News-2018-5-24:8:5:1


Trilobites: Big Discovery in a Tiny Mammal-Like Skull Found Under a Dinosaur’s Foot

Paleontologists found a 130 million-year-old haramiyid fossil in Utah, suggesting that the ancient relatives of modern mammals spread farther across the globe than thought.

From the NYTimes News-2018-5-23:14:6:1


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She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity by Carl Zimmer, from Penguin Random House (May 24).

The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist by T. Birkhead, from Bloomsbury (May 19).

The Royal Society is again holding its photography competition. It is free to enter. (May 17).

Phylogenetic Inference, Selection Theory, and History of Science Selected Papers of A. W. F. Edwards with Commentaries, Ed: R. Grønfeldt Winther from Cambridge Univ Press (May 14).

Flybook chapter: "Phylogeny of the Genus Drosophila", by Patrick M. O’Grady and Rob DeSalle Genetics. May 2018. 209(1): 1-25. (May 11).

Genome Editing and Engineering From TALENs, ZFNs and CRISPRs to Molecular Surgery, Ed: K. Appasani from Cambridge Univ Press (May 7).

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