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A ‘Time Capsule’ for Scientists, Courtesy of Peter the Great

A Russian zoological museum filled with centuries-old specimens finds renewed relevance in the age of genetics.

From the NYTimes News-2018-11-12:20:6:2


Mystery monkey: history of unique Xenothrix fossil revealed

A now-extinct monkey from Jamaica had South American roots, according to new DNA evidence.

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


Stephen Hawking’s Wheelchair and Thesis Fetch More Than $1 Million at Auction

Bids far exceeded expectations at the Christie’s auction, which also included items that once belonged to Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein.

From the NYTimes News-2018-11-9:8:5:1


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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).

Rethinking Human Evolution edited by Jeffrey H. Schwartz, from MIT Press (Nov 3).

Convergent Evolution in Stone-Tool Technology edited by Michael J. O'Brien, Briggs Buchanan, and Metin I. Eren. from MIT Press (Oct 27).

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Nov 16 08:00Repeated evolution of asexuality involves convergent gene expression changes - Darren J Parker et al. (MBE)
Nov 16 08:00Cytonuclear coevolution following homoploid hybrid speciation in Aegilops tauschii - Changping Li et al. (MBE)
Nov 16 08:00The genome landscape of Tibetan sheep reveals adaptive introgression from argali and the history of early human settlements on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau - Xiao-Ju Hu et al. (MBE)

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