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Red List: Extinction threat to overlooked species

Fish, snails and fungi join a list of threatened species, as conservationists say small, slimy species have been overlooked.

From the BBC News-2019-7-18:8:5:1

Extinction Rebellion: Who are they and what are their aims?

The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.

From the BBC News-2019-7-16:8:5:1

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory

The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought.

From the NYTimes News-2019-7-10:14:6:1

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Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names by Stephen Moss from Faber & Faber (Jul 15).

Call for submissions to Genes special issue on Rapid Evolution. (Jul 10).

Unravelling the Double Helix: The Lost Heroes of DNA by Gareth Williams from Weidenfeld & Nicolson (Jul 8).

Call for contributions to "Coping with Climate Change", A Genomic Perspective on Thermal Adaptation for Frontiers Genetics. (Jul 5).

Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species by Marianne Taylor and Merlin Tuttle from Smithsonian Books (Jun 29).

Darwin's Most Wonderful Plants by Ken Thompson from Profile Books (Jun 23).

Postdoc available for Biology Education Research at Auburn University. (Jun 18).

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Jul 18 12:00Antibiotic Resistance Evolution Is Contingent on the Quorum-Sensing Response in Pseudomonas aeruginosa - Sara Hernando-Amado, Fernando Sanz-García, José Luis Martínez (MBE)
Jul 18 08:00Speciation in Howea palms occurred in sympatry, was preceded by ancestral admixture, and was associated with edaphic and phenological adaptation - Owen G Osborne et al. (MBE)
Jul 16 20:00News Feature: Do hosts and their microbes evolve as a unit? - Jyoti Madhusoodanan (PNAS)
Jul 16 20:00Trehalase gene as a molecular signature of dietary diversification in mammals - Hengwu Jiao et al. (MBE)
Jul 15 20:00Development and evolution of age-dependent defenses in ant-acacias - Aaron R. Leichty, R. Scott Poethig (PNAS)

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