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Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction

The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.

From the BBC News-2020-3-28:8:5:1

Green sea turtles: Vulnerable animal's hatching season draws to close

The green sea turtle is vulnerable to extinction as the climate warms, Australian scientists say.

From the BBC News-2020-3-27:8:5:1

Neanderthals ate sharks and dolphins

Neanderthals were eating fish, mussels and seals at a site in present-day Portugal, according to a new study.

From the BBC News-2020-3-26:20:6:1

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Evolution, Ecology and Conservation of Lorises and Pottos edited by K. A. I. Nekaris and Anne M. Burrows (Mar 28).

An Introduction to Statistical Genetic Data Analysis by M.C.Mills, N.Barban and F.C. Tropf, from MIT Press. (Mar 21).

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled Fifty years of the Price equation compiled and edited by Jussi Lehtonen, Samir Okasha and Heikki Helanterä and the articles can be accessed directly here. (Mar 16).

Mechanical Design of Structural Materials in Animals Mechanical Design by John M. Gosline, from Princeton University Press (Mar 14).

Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare by Paul A. Colinvaux, from Princeton University Press (Mar 7).

Live Long and Evolve What Star Trek Can Teach Us about Evolution, Genetics, and Life on Other Worlds, by Mohamed A.F. Noor, from Princeton University Press (Mar 2).

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Mar 31 16:00Accumulation of deleterious mutations in landlocked threespine stickleback populations - Kohta Yoshida et al. (GBE)
Mar 31 16:00Ancient Coretention of Paralogs of Cid Centromeric Histones and Cal1 Chaperones in Mosquito Species - Lisa E Kursel, Frances C Welsh, Harmit S Malik (MBE)
Mar 30 20:00Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae evolution and establishment of reservoirs in aquatic ecosystems - Carla Mavian et al. (PNAS)
Mar 30 16:00An Annotated Chromosome-Level Reference Genome of the Red-Eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) - W Brian Simison et al. (GBE)
Mar 30 16:00Experimental parasite infection causes genome-wide changes in DNA methylation - Kostas Sagonas et al. (MBE)

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