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Strange reptile fossil puzzles scientists

A reptile that lived 200 million years ago is rewriting the rulebooks on how four-legged animals conquered the world.

From the BBC News-2016-9-29:14:6:1

Trilobites: In Decades Old Slides, Drops of Blood and Hints of Malaria’s Path

DNA studies help reveal that some malaria strains closely followed the migrations of people: from India to Europe and then from Europe to the Americas.

From the NYTimes News-2016-9-28:20:6:1

New safeguards agreed for world's most trafficked mammal

A little known species driven to the edge of extinction by poaching, has gained extra protection at the Cites meeting in South Africa.

From the BBC News-2016-9-28:14:6:1

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Concepts in Bioinformatics and Genomicsby J.Momand, A.McCurdy from Oxford Univ Press. (Sept 28).

An Introduction to Conservation Biology by R.Primack, A.Sher from Sinauer. (Sept 24).

Neoliberal Ebola: Modeling Disease Emergence from Finance to Forest and Farm, ed by R.G.Wallace and R.Wallace, from Springer (Sept 20).

Fundamental questions in island biology . An online survey available till Sept 16th. (Sep 11).

Twitter can advance your science career. An online class (Sep18-Oct8) can help. (Sep 6).

Molecular and Genome Evolution by D.Graur, from Sinauer (Sep 4).

2016 Biodiversity award from IDT for those in Illinois or Iowa. (Aug 29).

Cheats and Deceits How animals and plants exploit and mislead, by M.Stevens, from Oxford Univ Press (Aug 28).

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Sep 29 08:00A Thousand Fly Genomes: An Expanded Drosophila Genome Nexus - Justin B. Lack, Jeremy D. Lange, Alison D. Tang, Russell B. Corbett-Detig, John E. Pool (MBE)
Sep 28 16:00Concomitant emergence of the antisense protein gene of HIV-1 and of the pandemic - Elodie Cassan, Anne-Muriel Arigon-Chifolleau, Jean-Michel Mesnard, Antoine Gross, Olivier Gascuel (PNAS)
Sep 27 12:00Comparative Genome Analysis of the Daptomycin Resistant Streptococcus anginosus strain J4206 associated with Breakthrough Bacteremia - Maliha Rahman et al. (GBE)
Sep 27 12:00The Impact of Linked Selection in Chimpanzees: A Comparative Study - Susanne P. Pfeifer, Jeffrey D. Jensen (GBE)
Sep 27 12:00Atopic Dermatitis Susceptibility Variants In Filaggrin Hitchhike Hornerin Selective Sweep - Muthukrishnan Eaaswarkhanth et al. (GBE)
Sep 27 12:00Phylogenetic Analysis of Molluscan Metallothioneins: Evolutionary Insight from Crassostrea virginica - (JME)
Sep 27 08:00The Evolution of Innate Immune Genes: Purifying and Balancing Selection on β-Defensins in Waterfowl - Joanne R. Chapman et al. (MBE)

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