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George Coyne, 87, Vatican Astronomer and Galileo Defender, Dies

While seeking to reconcile science and religion, Father Coyne also vigorously supported Darwin and challenged believers in intelligent design.

From the NYTimes News-2020-2-14:20:6:1

Car-sized turtle fossils unearthed

The turtle is believed to have lived in northern South America between 13 and seven million years ago.

From the BBC News-2020-2-13:14:6:1

This Rodent Was Giant. Its Brain Was Tiny.

Reconstruction of a fossil of an extinct South American relative of the capybara shows it didn't have much space in its skull for a brain.

From the NYTimes News-2020-2-12:20:6:1

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The New Zealand Journal of Zoology invites submissions of papers focused on animal environmental DNA. (Feb 17).

Royal Society Publishing has a special issue entitled Crossroads between transposons and gene regulation freely available online. (Feb 13).

Evolutionary Developmental Biology: A Reference Guide by Laura Nuno de la Rosa (Editor), Gerd Müller (Editor) from Springer Intl. Publ. (Feb 9).

Current Zoology has a call for abstracts for a special issue on sexual selection and environmental change. (Feb 6).

50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions about Our Origins , by John H. Relethford, from Wiley-Blackwell (Feb 2).

The Crispr/Cas9 System: Applications and Technology, edited by Alfred A. Bertelsen, from Nova Science Pub Inc (Jan 26).

Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain by Frederick L Coolidge, from Oxford University Press (Jan 18).

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Feb 15 12:00Duplications and functional convergence of intestinal carbohydrate-digesting enzymes - Antonio Brun et al. (MBE)
Feb 15 12:00Evolutionary analysis of the Bacillus subtilis genome reveals new genes involved in sporulation - Lei Shi et al. (MBE)

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