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How Did Plants Conquer Land? These Humble Algae Hold Clues

Two algal species share important genes with all modern land plants, a new analysis finds.

From the NYTimes News-2019-11-14:14:6:1

Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived

The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes.

From the BBC News-2019-11-13:14:6:1

Some people 'genetically wired' to avoid some vegetables

An inherited gene makes certain healthy foods taste exceptionally bitter and unpleasant, according to researchers.

From the BBC News-2019-11-12:8:5:1

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Dinosaurs—The Grand Tour, Second Edition: Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops by Keiron Pim from Experiment (Nov 11).

Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future by Robert DeSalle, Michael Yudell from Wiley-Blackwell (Nov 2).

Evolution Before Darwin: Theories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804-1834 by Bill Jenkins from Edinburgh University Press (Oct 19).

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Nov 14 12:00Cultivation-assisted genome of Candidatus Fukatsuia symbiotica; the enigmatic 'X-type' symbiont of aphids - V Patel et al. (GBE)
Nov 14 12:00A High-quality Draft Genome Assembly of the Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) Based on Nanopore Sequencing - Chuang Zhou et al. (GBE)
Nov 14 12:00More Arrows in the Ancient DNA Quiver: Use of Paleoepigenomes and Paleomicrobiomes to Investigate Animal Adaptation to Environment - Yichen Liu, Laura S Weyrich, Bastien Llamas (MBE)
Nov 13 20:00Dissecting the transcriptomic basis of phenotypic evolution in an aquatic keystone grazer - Dagmar Frisch, Dörthe Becker, Marcin W Wojewodzic (MBE)
Nov 13 12:00Somatic mutations and genome stability maintenance in clonal coral colonies - Elora H López, Stephen R Palumbi (MBE)
Nov 12 20:00Sexually antagonistic selection promotes genetic divergence between males and females in an ant - Pierre-André Eyer, Alexander J. Blumenfeld, Edward L. Vargo (PNAS)
Nov 12 12:00Living Trees: High-Quality Reproducible and Reusable Construction of Bacterial Phylogenetic Trees - Dalong Hu, Bin Liu, Lei Wang, Peter R Reeves (MBE)
Nov 12 08:00Genome assembly of the common pheasant Phasianus colchicus, a model for speciation and ecological genomics - Yang Liu et al. (GBE)
Nov 11 20:00Introgression drives repeated evolution of winter coat color polymorphism in hares - Iwona Giska et al. (PNAS)
Nov 11 20:00Hidden resources in the Escherichia coli genome restore PLP synthesis and robust growth after deletion of the essential gene pdxB - Juhan Kim et al. (PNAS)
Nov 11 20:00Pollination of Cretaceous flowers - Tong Bao, Bo Wang, Jianguo Li, David Dilcher (PNAS)

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