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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


'Living fossil' giant salamander heading for extinction

The world's largest amphibian is in "catastrophic" decline, with probably only a handful left in the wild.

From the BBC News-2018-5-22:8:5:2


Malaria genetics: study shows how disease became deadly

A genetic study reveals the secrets of how malaria evolved to be deadly killer of humans.

From the BBC News-2018-5-22:8:5:1


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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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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution by D. R. Prothero from Columbia Univ Press (Apr 23).


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SELECTED FORTHCOMING ARTICLES

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May 22 20:00Demographic history and genetic adaptation in the Himalayan region inferred from genome-wide SNP genotypes of 49 populations - Elena Arciero et al. (MBE)
May 22 08:00Biological species in the viral world - Louis-Marie Bobay, Howard Ochman (PNAS)
May 22 08:00Paleocene Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) from India with implications for an East Gondwana origin of Convolvulaceae - Gaurav Srivastava, Rakesh C. Mehrotra, David L. Dilcher (PNAS)
May 21 12:00Translation: The Universal Structural Core of Life - Chad R Bernier et al. (MBE)
May 21 12:00Repeated cis-regulatory tuning of a metabolic bottleneck gene during evolution - Meihua Christina Kuang et al. (MBE)
May 21 12:00How the Central American Seaway and an ancient northern passage affected flatfish diversification - Lisa Byrne, François Chapleau, Stéphane Aris-Brosou (MBE)
May 21 12:00Biological processes modulating longevity across primates: a phylogenetic genome-phenome analysis - Gerard Muntané et al. (MBE)
May 21 12:00The evolution of gene expression underlying vision loss in cave animals - David B Stern, Keith A Crandall (MBE)

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