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'Jurassic Pompeii' yields thousands of 'squiggly wiggly' fossils

Scientists are excavating one of the most important Jurassic sites ever discovered in the UK.

From the BBC News-2021-7-21:8:5:1

Critically endangered antelope saiga makes comeback

The population of the rare saiga has more than doubled since 2019, reversing a slide towards extinction.

From the BBC News-2021-7-3:20:6:1

Fukushima disaster: Tracking the wild boar 'takeover'

A genetic study shows wild boar are thriving and breeding with domestic pigs from abandoned farms.

From the BBC News-2021-6-29:20:6:1

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Telum Therapeutics is seeking a Bioformatician, in bacteriophage genomics and protein library construction. (Aug 3).

Mammalian Sexuality: The Act of Mating and the Evolution of Reproduction, Kindle Edition, by Alan F. Dixson, from Cambridge University Press. (Jul 31).

Sex chromosome evolution, edited by Lukas Kratochvil and Matthias Stock, from Royal Society Publishing. (Jul 28).

A Primer of Life Histories, by Jeff Hutchings, from Oxford University Press. (Jul 24).

The Evolutionary Origins of Life and Death, by Pierre M. Durand, from University of Chicago Press. (Jul 17).

Evolution: Making Sense of Life Third Edition, by Douglas J. Emlen, Carl Zimmer, from W.H. Freeman. (Jul 10).

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Aug 4 12:00The evolution of comparative phylogeography: putting the geography (and more) into comparative population genomics - Scott V Edwards, Vv Robin, Nuno Ferrand, Craig Moritz (GBE)
Aug 3 12:00Ancestral physical stress and later immune gene family expansions shaped bivalve mollusc evolution - Tim Regan et al. (GBE)
Aug 3 12:00The genome of the haptophyte Diacronema lutheri (Pavlova lutheri, Pavlovales): A model for lipid biosynthesis in eukaryotic algae - Chris J Hulatt, René H Wijffels, Matthew C Posewitz (GBE)
Aug 3 12:00DrosoPhyla: resources for Drosophilid Phylogeny and Systematics - Cédric Finet et al. (GBE)
Aug 3 12:00Human-mediated admixture and selection shape the diversity on the modern swine (Sus scrofa) Y chromosomes - Huashui Ai et al. (MBE)
Aug 3 08:00The evolution of parasitism from mutualism in wasps pollinating the fig, Ficus microcarpa, in Yunnan Province, China - Ting Zhang et al. (PNAS)
Aug 2 12:00Nemertean, Brachiopod, and Phoronid Neuropeptidomics Reveals Ancestral Spiralian Signaling Systems - Daniel Thiel et al. (MBE)

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