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Inquiry in Anthrax Mailings Had Gaps, Report Says

A congressional inquiry into the F.B.I.'s scientific work on the anthrax mailings of 2001 has identified major gaps in genetic evidence that purportedly links the germs to Bruce E. Ivins.

From the NYTimes News-2014-12-20:8:5:1


7ft marine reptile fossil beach find

An amateur fossil hunter has unearthed a 7ft skeleton of a carnivorous marine reptile on a beach in south Wales.

From the BBC News-2014-12-19:8:5:1


Experts race to save white rhino

An international team of experts is engaged in a last ditch effort to save the northern white rhino from extinction.

From the BBC News-2014-12-16:14:6:1


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Extinct Madagascar; Picturing the Island's Past, by S.Goodman & W.Jungers, from Univ Chicago Press (Dec 18).

The Readable Darwin, by J.Pechenik from Sinauer Assoc. (Dec 18).

Allan Baker (ROM/UofT) passed on Nov 19. He lastest paper was in MBE (Dec 3).

The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems by D.Shuker & L.Simmons, Eds. from Oxford Univ Press (Nov18).

A Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists by B.Fisher et al. from Roberts & Company Publ (Nov14).

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Become Birds, by J.Pickrell from Columbia Univ Press (Nov13).


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