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Trilobites: How Snapdragons Beckon Bees With More Than One Color

Subspecies of the flowers share most of their genes, but differ in a handful that lead to some being yellow on magenta and others being magenta on yellow.

From the NYTimes News-2017-11-17:20:6:1


First gene-editing in human body attempt

Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

From the BBC News-2017-11-17:8:5:1


F.D.A. Speeds Review of Gene Therapies, Vowing to Target Rogue Clinics

The agency plans to speed approval of treatments to get them to the market faster, signaling the quickened pace of advancements in this field.

From the NYTimes News-2017-11-16:20:6:3


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The Evolution of Memory Systems Ancestors, Anatomy, and Adaptations. By E. Murray, S. Wise and K. Graham from Oxford University Press (Nov 6).

Genetics Genes, genomes and evolution. By P. Meneely, R. Dawes Hoang, I.N. Okeke and K. Heston, from Oxford University Press (Oct 30).

Challenging the Modern Synthesis Adaptation, Development and Inheritance. Edited by P. Huneman and D. Walsh from Oxford University Press (Oct 20).

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Nov 17 12:00Out of Southern East Asia of the Brown Rat Revealed by Large-Scale Genome Sequencing - Lin Zeng et al. (MBE)
Nov 17 12:00Landscape of DNA methylation on the marsupial X - Shafagh A Waters et al. (MBE)
Nov 17 12:00Origin and Evolution of the Bartonella Gene Transfer Agent - Daniel Tamarit et al. (MBE)

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