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From the NYTimes News-2017-12-9:20:6:1

Researchers find 'oldest ever eye' in fossil

The remains of the extinct sea creature include an early form of the eye seen in many of today's animals.

From the BBC News-2017-12-7:14:6:1

Trilobites: This Duck-Like Dinosaur Could Swim. That Isn’t the Strangest Thing About it.

With a swan-like neck and flippers, this raptor’s hodgepodge of features left paleontologists working to confirm that this fossil was a fraud.

From the NYTimes News-2017-12-6:20:6:1

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Science in the Soul by Richard Dawkins from Penguin Random House (Dec 8).

Evolution What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters (2nd Ed). By D.R. Prothero and C. Buell from Columbia Univ Press (Dec 6).

Understanding Human Evolution By Jeffrey K. McKee from Routledge Press (Nov 28).

Beyond Sex Differences: Genes, Brains and Matrilineal Evolution. By Eric B. Keverne from Cambridge Univ Press (Nov 20).

No Need for Geniuses: Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine Revolutionary Science in the Age of the Guillotine. By Steve Jones from Abacus Press (Nov 16).

Frontiers in Genetics is inviting submissions for an issue on 'Genomic Footprints of Meitoic Recombination'. (Nov 10).

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Dec 8 12:00Human-Specific Mutations and Positively Selected Sites in MARCO Confer Functional Changes - Kyle E Novakowski et al. (MBE)
Dec 8 08:00LTR retrotransposons show low levels of unequal recombination and high rates of intraelement gene conversion in large plant genomes - Rosa Maria Cossu et al. (GBE)
Dec 8 08:00Cut-and-paste transposons in fungi with diverse lifestyles - Anna Muszewska, Kamil Steczkiewicz, Marta Stepniewska-Dziubinska, Krzysztof Ginalski (GBE)
Dec 8 08:00A large panel of Drosophila simulans reveals an abundance of common variants - Sarah A Signor, Felicia N New, Sergey Nuzhdin (GBE)
Dec 8 08:00Why phenotype robustness promotes phenotype evolvability - Xinzhu Wei, Jianzhi Zhang (GBE)
Dec 8 08:00The effects of sex-biased gene expression and X-linkage on rates of sequence evolution in Drosophila - José Luis Campos, Keira Johnston, Brian Charlesworth (MBE)
Dec 8 08:00Most m6A RNA modifications in protein-coding regions are evolutionarily unconserved and likely nonfunctional - Zhen Liu, Jianzhi Zhang (MBE)

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