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Orca Calf Offers Hope for a Fading Group in the Pacific Northwest

The newborn killer whale, called L124, looks healthy. But its family is still in danger of extinction.

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Is Ancient DNA Research Revealing New Truths — or Falling Into Old Traps?

Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy.

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The coffees you've never heard of which face extinction

Of 124 coffees in the world, we only drink two, but we need to protect all of them, say scientists.

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Transitions Between Sexual Systems: Understanding the Evolution of Hermaphroditism and Dieocy by Janet L. Leonard (Editor), from Springer (Jan 13).

Evolutionary Biology A Plant Perspective by Mitchell B. Cruzan from Oxford University Press (Jan 10).

Hemoglobin Insights into protein structure, function, and evolution. by Jay F. Storz from Oxford University Press (Jan 2).

Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera by Marcelle K. Boudagher-Fadel from Univ Chicago Press (Dec 22).

The Evolution of Reptiles by Sue Bradford Edwards from Abdo Publishing (Dec 15).


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Jan 18 08:00Expression changes of structural protein genes may be related to adaptive skin characteristics specific to humans - Nami Arakawa et al. (GBE)
Jan 18 08:00The functional importance of human foot muscles for bipedal locomotion - Dominic James Farris, Luke A. Kelly, Andrew G. Cresswell, Glen A. Lichtwark (PNAS)
Jan 17 08:00An Annotated Genome for Haliotis rufescens (Red Abalone) and Resequenced Green, Pink, Pinto, Black and White Abalone Species - Rick Masonbrink et al. (GBE)
Jan 17 08:00LFMM 2: Fast and accurate inference of gene-environment associations in genome-wide studies - Kevin Caye, Basile Jumentier, Johanna Lepeule, Olivier François (MBE)
Jan 17 08:00Assessing the response of small RNA populations to allopolyploidy using resynthesized Brassica napus allotetraploids - Paulina Martinez Palacios et al. (MBE)
Jan 17 08:00Shared molecular targets confer resistance over short and long evolutionary timescales - Jing Li et al. (MBE)
Jan 16 08:00Limits of long-term selection against Neandertal introgression - Martin Petr, Svante Pääbo, Janet Kelso, Benjamin Vernot (PNAS)
Jan 16 08:00Facial masculinity does not appear to be a condition-dependent male ornament and does not reflect MHC heterozygosity in humans - Arslan A. Zaidi et al. (PNAS)
Jan 15 20:00Genetic load and potential mutational meltdown in cancer cell populations - Yuezheng Zhang et al. (MBE)

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