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Global coal 'binge' missed in data

The climate impacts of the world's fossil-fuelled power plants are being underestimated because of poor accounting, say researchers.

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Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in Hawaii

The local law, which concerned the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops on the island of Kauai, was disallowed.

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VIDEO: Rare duck needs new home

The world's rarest bird is facing extinction unless it finds a new home, say conservationists

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The Journal of Heredity announces a special issue on Speciation freely available online.(Aug 23).

The summer Newsletter of the Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution (CIEE) is now available. (Aug 7).

Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity ed by P.Michalak from Nova (Aug 3).

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life, by J.Archibald from Oxford Univ Press (Jul 28).

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B invites proposals for issues for publication in late 2015. (Jul 18).

From Eve to Evolution Darwin, Science and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America by K.Hamlin from Univ Chicago Press (Jul 17).


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Aug 26 08:00Purifying selection on splice-related motifs, not expression level nor RNA folding, explains nearly all constraint on human lincRNAs. - Andreas Schueler, Avazeh T. Ghanbarian, Laurence D. Hurst (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Drosophila suzukii: the genetic footprint of a recent, world-wide invasion - Jeffrey R. Adrion et al. (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Positive selection during the evolution of the blood coagulation factors in the context of their disease-causing mutations - Pavithra M. Rallapalli, Christine A. Orengo, Romain A. Studer, Stephen J. Perkins (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Keeping it Local: Evidence for Positive Selection in Swedish Arabidopsis thaliana - Christian D. Huber, Magnus Nordborg, Joachim Hermisson, Ines Hellmann (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Orthology inference in non-model organisms using transcriptomes and low-coverage genomes: improving accuracy and matrix occupancy for phylogenomics - Ya Yang, Stephen A. Smith (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Comparative genomics as a time machine: How relative gene dosage and metabolic requirements shaped the time-dependent resolution of yeast polyploidy - Gavin C. Conant (MBE)
Aug 26 08:00Natural selection canalizes expression variation of environmentally induced plasticity-enabling genes - Joseph R. Shaw et al. (MBE)
Aug 25 12:00Limits of Neutral Drift: Lessons From the In Vitro Evolution of Two Ribozymes - Katherine L. Petrie, Gerald F. Joyce (JME)

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