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Dinosaur extinction: 'Asteroid strike was real culprit'

A team of scientists discounts the idea that large-scale volcanism drove the demise of the dinosaurs.

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Why Is Air Pollution So Harmful? DNA May Hold the Answer

It's not just a modern problem. Airborne toxins are so pernicious that they may have shaped human evolution.

From the NYTimes News-2020-1-13:14:6:1


Tortoise with species-saving sex drive returns to Galápagos

The 100-year-old tortoise of legendary libido is credited with saving his species from extinction.

From the BBC News-2020-1-11:8:5:1


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Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brian by Frederick L Coolidge, from Oxford University Press (Jan 18).

Statistical Population Genomics, ed. by Julien Y. Dutheil from Springer US. (Jan 11).

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume Two by Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, et al. from CRC Press. (Jan 5).

Female Control: Sexual Selection by Cryptic Female Choice (Monographs in Behavior and Ecology) by William Eberhard, from Princeton University Press (Dec 28).

Sperm Competition and Its Evolutionary Consequences in the Insects (Monographs in Behavior and Ecology) by Leigh W. Simmons, from Princeton University Press (Dec 21).


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Jan 20 12:00Genomic analysis of Wolbachia from Laodelphax striatellus (Delphacidae, Hemiptera) reveals insights into its "Jekyll and Hyde" mode of infection pattern - Xiao-Li Bing et al. (GBE)
Jan 20 12:00Demography and natural selection have shaped genetic variation in the widely distributed conifer Norway Spruce (Picea abies) - Xi Wang, Carolina Bernhardsson, Pär K Ingvarsson (GBE)
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