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Mapping the Brain’s Genetic Landscape

Scientists have taken a step toward building a computer model of the brain’s genome, one that may help clarify the genetic roots of schizophrenia, autism and other disorders.

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Matter: Narrower Skulls, Oblong Brains: How Neanderthal DNA Still Shapes Us

Two genes inherited from our evolutionary cousins may affect skull shape and brain size even today. What that means for human behavior is a mystery.

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It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically

With 65 billion chickens consumed each year, the signature fossil of the modern epoch may be the leftovers.

From the NYTimes News-2018-12-11:20:6:1


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End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World?s Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals Ross D. E. MacPhee, Peter Schouten. from W.W. Norton (Dec 9).

New Springer book just published "Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Evolution" edited by P.H. Rampelotto, from Springer Publ. (Dec 3).

Prokaryotes and Evolution by Jean-Claude Bertrand, Philippe Normand, Bernard Olivier, Télesphore Sime-Ngando, from Springer Publ. (Nov 24).

Evolution Education Around the Globe, edited by Hasan Deniz, Lias A. Borgerding, from Springer. (Nov 17).

Darwinian Evolution of Molecules Physical and Earth-Historical Perspective of the Origin of Life, by Hiromoto Nakazawa, from Springer. (Nov 10).


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Dec 13 08:00Lateral gene transfer shapes the distribution of RuBisCO among Candidate Phyla Radiation bacteria and DPANN archaea - Alexander L Jaffe, Cindy J Castelle, Christopher L Dupont, Jillian F Banfield (MBE)
Dec 11 08:00Comparative Analysis of Oomycete Genome Evolution using the Oomycete Gene Order Browser (OGOB) - Jamie McGowan, Kevin P Byrne, David A Fitzpatrick (GBE)
Dec 11 08:00Plastid genomes from diverse glaucophyte genera reveal a largely conserved gene content and limited architectural diversity - Francisco Figueroa-Martinez, Christopher Jackson, Adrian Reyes-Prieto (GBE)
Dec 11 08:00Delegating sex: differential gene expression in stolonizing syllids uncovers the hormonal control of reproduction - Patricia Álvarez-Campos et al. (GBE)
Dec 11 08:00Cycad coralloid roots contain bacterial communities including cyanobacteria and Caulobacter spp that encode niche-specific biosynthetic gene clusters - Karina Gutiérrez-García et al. (GBE)

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