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More than half of the world's palm trees in danger

Many useful members of this "iconic" plant family are at risk of extinction, according to a study.

From the BBC News-2022-9-26:20:6:1


Colourful songbirds could be traded to extinction

The wild bird trade is set to make tropical forests "drab", a study shows.

From the BBC News-2022-9-16:20:6:1


World's 'oldest 3D heart' found in prehistoric fish

Scientists say the 'jaw-dropping' discovery gives an insight into the evolution of human hearts.

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Evolution and Fossil Record of African Proboscidea, by William J. Sanders, from CRC Press (Sep 17).

Handbook of Statistical Bioinformatics, by Henry Horng-Shing Lu, edited by Bernhard Schölkopf, Martin T. Wells, Hongyu Zhao, from Springer Nature. (Sep 10).

The Cosmic Oasis: The Remarkable Story of Earth's Biosphere, by Mark Williams and Jan Zalasiewicz, illustrated by Anne-Sophie Milon, from Oxford University Press. (Sep 3).

Multivariate Statistical Machine Learning Methods for Genomic Prediction, by Osval Antonio Montesinos López, Abelardo Montesinos López, José Crossa, from Springer. (Aug 27).


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Sep 26 16:00Discovery of prolactin-like in lamprey: Role in osmoregulation and new insight into the evolution of the growth hormone/prolactin family - Ningping Gong, Diogo Ferreira-Martins, Jessica L. Norstog, Stephen D. McCormick, Mark A. Sheridan (PNAS)
Sep 26 16:00Evolution of the ancestral mammalian karyotype and syntenic regions - Zoonomia Consortium (PNAS)
Sep 26 16:00Metabolic novelty originating from horizontal gene transfer is essential for leaf beetle survival - Roy Kirsch et al. (PNAS)
Sep 26 16:00Using neuroimaging genomics to investigate the evolution of human brain structure - Gökberk Alagöz et al. (PNAS)
Sep 26 16:00Functional genomics analysis reveals the evolutionary adaptation and demographic history of pygmy lorises - Ming-Li Li et al. (PNAS)
Sep 26 16:00Changing patterns of genetic differentiation in the slender wild oat, Avena barbata - Robert G. Latta, Kate Crosby, James L. Hamrick (PNAS)
Sep 26 12:00Translation Comes First: Ancient and Convergent Selection of Codon Usage Bias Across Prokaryotic Genomes - Francisco González-Serrano, Cei Abreu-Goodger, Luis Delaye (JME)
Sep 26 08:00Multiple horizontal acquisitions of plant genes in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci - Clément Gilbert, Florian Maumus (GBE)
Sep 26 08:00A chromosome-level genome assembly of the highly heterozygous sea urchin Echinometra sp. EZ reveals adaptation in the regulatory regions of stress response genes - Remi N Ketchum et al. (GBE)
Sep 26 08:00tidy tree: a new layout for phylogenetic trees - Simon Penel, Damien M de Vienne (MBE)
Sep 26 08:00Co-emergence of the amphipathic helix on ameloblastin with mammalian prismatic enamel - Jingtan Su, Rucha Arun Bapat, Gayathri Visakan, Janet Moradian-Oldak (MBE)
Sep 24 16:00Maximum SNP FST outperforms full-window statistics for detecting soft sweeps in local adaptation - Tiago da Silva Ribeiro, José A Galván, John E Pool (GBE)

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