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Ancient China fish 'nearly extinct'

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, say local media.

From the BBC News-2014-9-15:8:5:1


'Giant swimming dinosaur' unearthed

A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at Spinosaurus - the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur.

From the BBC News-2014-9-11:20:6:1


Lasker Winner Calls for More Genetic Testing for Cancer

Mary-Claire King wins a prestigious Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation award and uses the spotlight to all for much wider genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer.

From the NYTimes News-2014-9-8:14:6:1


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Free access to Reinhard Rieger Award winning paper till end of October. (Sep 17).

Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World Without Darwin, by P.Bowler Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 15).

Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West S. Clark and M. Rutherford, Eds. Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 5).

The Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex, by J.Long from Univ Chicago Press. (Sep 2).

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


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Sep 19 08:00Purifying Selection on Splice-Related Motifs, Not Expression Level nor RNA Folding, Explains Nearly All Constraint on Human lincRNAs - Andreas Schüler, Avazeh T. Ghanbarian, Laurence D. Hurst (MBE)

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