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Giant dinosaurs 'crossed continents'

Some of the giants of the dinosaur family may have arisen in South America and crossed over Antarctica to Australia about 100 million years ago, new fossil evidence suggests.

From the BBC News-2016-10-20:14:6:1

Soloneshnoye Journal: Siberian Town Stakes a Claim as Humanity’s Cradle

In a small cave in rural Russia, some scientists say there’s compelling data about evolution and the interbreeding of a variety of early humans.

From the NYTimes News-2016-10-19:14:6:1

Trilobites: In Refrigerators, Tomatoes Lose Flavor at the Genetic Level

Once a tomato is picked from the vine, there’s only one thing you can do to preserve its flavor: Keep it out of the fridge.

From the NYTimes News-2016-10-17:20:6:2

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The Systems View of Life by F.Capra, P.Luisi from Cambridge Univ Press. (Oct 19).

Bayer is looking for a grad scholar to do microbial genomics, machine learning. (Oct 18).

A Science Religion Focus group is looking for natural scientists for focus group meetings in London. (Oct 20).

Plant Systematics by W.Judd and C.Campbell, from Sinauer Inc. (Oct 11).

Fully open access, Special Issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled "From DNA barcodes to biomes" ed by P.Hebert, M.Hajibabaei, P.Hollingsworth from Royal Society. (Oct 4).

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).

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Oct 25 08:00Systematic profiling of short tandem repeats in the cattle genome - Lingyang Xu et al. (GBE)
Oct 25 08:00Expression variations of miRNAs and mRNAs in rice (Oryza sativa) - Ming Wen et al. (GBE)
Oct 24 16:00Evolutionary consequences of behavioral diversity - Alexander J. Stewart, Todd L. Parsons, Joshua B. Plotkin (PNAS)
Oct 24 16:00Horizontal gene transfer is more frequent with increased heterotrophy and contributes to parasite adaptation - Zhenzhen Yang et al. (PNAS)
Oct 23 08:00Population stratification and underrepresentation of Indian subcontinent genetic diversity in the 1000 Genomes Project dataset - Dhriti Sengupta, Ananyo Choudhury, Analabha Basu, Michèle Ramsay (GBE)

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