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Experts race to save white rhino

An international team of experts is engaged in a last ditch effort to save the northern white rhino from extinction.

From the BBC News-2014-12-16:14:6:1

Reactions: Darwin in Space, Dying Well, Eating the Cure

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From the NYTimes News-2014-12-15:20:6:1

DNA scientist to get back sold Nobel

Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov reveals that he bought US scientist James Watson's Nobel Prize gold medal in order to return it to him.

From the BBC News-2014-12-10:8:5:1

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Allan Baker (ROM/UofT) passed on Nov 19. He lastest paper was in MBE (Dec 3).

The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems by D.Shuker & L.Simmons, Eds. from Oxford Univ Press (Nov18).

A Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists by B.Fisher et al. from Roberts & Company Publ (Nov14).

Flying Dinosaurs: How Fearsome Reptiles Become Birds, by J.Pickrell from Columbia Univ Press (Nov13).

Darwin's Dice: The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin, by C.Johnson from Oxford Univ Press (Nov10).

Aristotle's Lantern, Darwin's Tree: The Evolution of Visual Metaphors in Biological Order by J.D.Archibald, from Columbia Univ Press (Nov 5).

A campaign by Sam MacKinnon to support a documentary about origin of life research. (Nov 4).

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Dec 17 08:00The dynamically-evolving nematocyst content of an Anthozoan, a Scyphozoan and a Hydrozoan - Tamar Rachamim et al. (MBE)
Dec 15 16:00Interspecific introgressive origin of genomic diversity in the house mouse - Kevin J. Liu et al. (PNAS)
Dec 15 16:00Prehistoric genomes reveal the genetic foundation and cost of horse domestication - Mikkel Schubert et al. (PNAS)

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