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This Unusual Bird Superpower Goes Back to the Dinosaur Extinction

Kiwis, ibises and sandpipers share this sensory power with birds that lived millions of years ago.

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Charles Darwin: Notebooks worth millions lost for 20 years

Cambridge University Library launches an appeal to find the scientist's missing notes and sketches.

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These Researchers Tested Positive. But the Virus Wasn't the Cause.

Several scientists working with harmless genetic material have discovered that their research may have contaminated their coronavirus tests.

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Urban Evolutionary Biology by Marta Szulkin (Editor), Jason Munshi-South (Editor), Anne Charmantier (Editor) from Oxford University Press. (Nov 28).

The company Scite Science Crunchers has a new position for a science writer/science communicator (Nov 18).

Call for papers on “Biological uniqueness: tools and advances to protect endemism” for a Special Issue of the Journal for Nature Conservation. (Nov 14).

Two volumes of the Encyclopdia of North American Drosophilids. These are available online for free at https://digitalcommons.mtu.edu/oabooks/1/ (Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast, version 3) and https://digitalcommons.mtu.edu/oabooks/3/ (Drosophilids of the Southeast, version 1). (Nov 11).

Evolutionary Concepts in Immunology 1st ed. 2019 Edition by Robert Jack, Louis Du Pasquier, from Springer (Nov 7).


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Dec 4 12:17Mutational pressure drives differential genome conservation in two bacterial endosymbionts of sap feeding insects - Gus Waneka, Yumary M Vasquez, Gordon M Bennett, Daniel B Sloan (GBE)
Dec 4 12:17Sequence of a Coxiella endosymbiont of the tick Amblyomma nuttalli suggests a pattern of convergent genome reduction in the Coxiella genus - Tiago Nardi et al. (GBE)
Dec 3 16:18Multiple origins of obligate nematode and insect symbionts by a clade of bacteria closely related to plant pathogens - Vincent G. Martinson et al. (PNAS)
Dec 3 08:18Genome analyses reveal the hybrid origin of the staple crop white Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata) - Yu Sugihara et al. (PNAS)
Dec 2 12:18The molecular determinants of thermoadaptation: Methanococcales as a case study - M Lecocq, M Groussin, M Gouy, C Brochier-Armanet (MBE)

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