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Wheat gene map to help 'feed the world'

Researchers are set to develop higher yield wheat varieties requiring less water after making a gene map.

From the BBC News-2018-8-16:20:6:1

Trilobites: Paternity Tests at the Penguin House

New research challenges assumptions that some penguins mate for life, and suggests DNA testing is needed to avoid inbred captive populations.

From the NYTimes News-2018-8-16:14:6:2

Trilobites: Trapped in 99-Million-Year-Old Amber, a Beetle With Pilfered Pollen

The discovery is among the strongest evidence in the fossil record that the insects pollinated prehistoric cycads, a plant that preceded flowering plants.

From the NYTimes News-2018-8-16:14:6:1

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Molecular Population Genetics Matthew W. Hahn, from Oxford University Press (Aug 11).

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution Gary Tomlinson, 2018 from University of Chicago Press (Aug 9).

Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms Revised and Updated Edition, Douglas Soltis, Pamela Soltis, Peter Endress, Mark Chase, Steven Manchester, Walter Judd, Lucas Majure, and Evgeny Mavrodiev, from University of Chicago Press (Aug 2).

Marine Conservation Paleobiology by C.L. Tyler and c.L. Schneider from Springer (Jul 28).

The journal Diversity will do a special issue on genomic analyses of avian evolution. This is a call for papers. (Jul 26).

Sexual Selection: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by M. Zuk and L.W. Simmons, from Oxford Univ Press (Jul 23).

Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Evolution by P.H. Ampelotto (ed) from Springer (Jul 19).

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