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Trilobites: Somehow, This Fish Fathered a Near Clone of Itself

A fish was discovered carrying genes only from its father, a result of a rare phenomenon called androgenesis never before documented in vertebrates.

From the NYTimes News-2017-5-26:14:6:1

Rare Gene Mutations Inspire New Heart Drugs

Some people carry gene mutations that leave them nearly impervious to heart attacks. Learning how these mutations work has led to a novel experimental treatment.

From the NYTimes News-2017-5-24:20:6:2

ScienceTake: How Demands of Female Birds Changed the DNA of a Species

Researchers found the minimal changes in DNA that have produced nine different species of southern capuchino seedeaters.

From the NYTimes News-2017-5-24:20:6:1

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Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled Animal coloration edited by Tim Caro, Mary Caswell Stoddard and Devi Stuart-Fox. Content is open. (May 26).

T.Werner and J.Jaenike have published a guidebook to the Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast, which can be downloaded as a free eBook. (May 14).

Flora Unveiled The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants, by L.Taiz and L.Taiz from Oxford Univ Press (May 11).

Popularizing Science, The Life and Work of JBS Haldane by K.Dronamraju from Oxford Univ Press (May 2).

The Metabolic Ghetto An Evolutionary Perspective on Nutrition, Power Relations and Chronic Disease, by J.C.K. Wells from Cambridge Univ Press (Apr 24).

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May 29 12:00RelTime Rates Collapse to a Strict Clock When Estimating the Timeline of Animal Diversification - Jesus Lozano-Fernandez, Mario dos Reis, Philip C.J. Donoghue, Davide Pisani (GBE)
May 29 12:00Analysis of copy number variation in the Abp gene regions of two house mouse subspecies suggests divergence during the gene family expansions - Ċ½eljka Pezer, Amanda G. Chung, Robert C. Karn, Christina M. Laukaitis (GBE)
May 29 12:00Intra- and inter-specific variations of gene expression levels in yeast are largely neutral - Jian-Rong Yang et al. (MBE)

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