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'Living fossil' fish may live for up to a century

The coelacanth was thought to live for about 20 years, but a new study suggests it's nearer 100.

From the BBC News-2021-6-17:14:6:1

Secrets of tiny diving mammals revealed

Biologists have uncovered the genetic secrets of water shrews, the world's smallest diving mammals.

From the BBC News-2021-6-14:20:6:1

Scientists say new dinosaur species is largest found in Australia

The Australotitan grew up to 30m (96ft) long and is among the largest dinosaurs found worldwide.

From the BBC News-2021-6-13:14:6:1

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Male Choice, Female Competition, and Female Ornaments in Sexual Selection by Ingo Schlupp, from Oxford University Press. (Jun 12).

Currently I am experiencing multiple problems with the EvolDir machine. Please have patience while I try to fix them. (Jun 4).

Job at AstraZeneca for a Bioinformatician. (May 25).

Mutation, Randomness, and Evolution by Arlin Stoltzfus, from Oxford University Press. (May 22).

Royal Society Publ has recently published a special issue entitled Foundations of cultural evolution compiled and edited by E Boon, L Molleman, P van den Berg and FJ Weissing and the articles can be accessed directly at https://www.bit.ly/PTB1828. Purchase the print issue at the reduced price of £35 by contacting Debbie.vaughan@royalsociety.org (May 17).

Postdoc to study viral disease dynamics (May 12).

Evolutionary Ecology Journal has several 'Calls for Papers' for special issues. (May 6).

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Jun 17 12:00Hearing sensitivity of primates: recurrent and episodic positive selection in hair cells and stereocilia protein-coding genes - Andreia Moreira et al. (GBE)
Jun 17 08:00Uniparental genome elimination in Australian carp gudgeons - Zuzana Majtánová et al. (GBE)
Jun 16 12:00Cellular reprogramming and immortality: Expression profiling reveals putative genes involved in Turritopsis dohrnii's life cycle reversal - Yui Matsumoto, Maria Pia Miglietta (GBE)
Jun 16 12:00Conservation of a DNA replication motif among phylogenetically distant budding yeast species - Haniam Maria, Shivali Kapoor, Tao Liu, Laura N Rusche (GBE)
Jun 16 12:00Effects of synonymous mutations beyond codon bias: The evidence for adaptive synonymous substitutions from microbial evolution experiments - Susan F Bailey, Luz Angela Alonso Morales, Rees Kassen (GBE)
Jun 16 12:00Mobile gene sequence evolution within individual human gut microbiomes is better explained by gene-specific than host-specific selective pressures - Arnaud N'Guessan, Ilana Lauren Brito, Adrian W R Serohijos, B Jesse Shapiro (GBE)
Jun 16 12:00Fluctuating environments maintain genetic diversity through neutral fitness effects and balancing selection - Farah Abdul-Rahman, Daniel Tranchina, David Gresham (MBE)
Jun 16 12:00DLX5/6 GABAergic expression affects social vocalization: implications for human evolution - Giovanni Levi et al. (MBE)
Jun 16 08:00Evolution of bacterial steroid biosynthesis and its impact on eukaryogenesis - Yosuke Hoshino, Eric A. Gaucher (PNAS)
Jun 15 12:00Helicobacter pylori's historical journey through Siberia and the Americas - Yoshan Moodley et al. (PNAS)
Jun 15 12:00Host's guardian protein counters degenerative symbiont evolution - Ryuichi Koga et al. (PNAS)
Jun 15 12:00Inferring Population Histories for Ancient Genomes Using Genome-Wide Genealogies - Leo Speidel et al. (MBE)
Jun 15 12:00Gene Conversion Facilitates the Adaptive Evolution of Self-Resistance in Highly Toxic Newts - Kerry L Gendreau, Angela D Hornsby, Michael T J Hague, Joel W McGlothlin (MBE)

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