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Darwin's barnacles found in Denmark

A gift from the world-famous naturalist is to go on display in Copenhagen.

From the BBC News-2014-8-22:14:6:1

VIDEO: New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

The history of human evolution has been completely rewritten with the discovery that modern human beings and Neanderthals coexisted in Europe for much longer than previously thought.

From the BBC News-2014-8-21:8:5:1

New dates rewrite Neanderthal story

A new study suggests that modern humans and Neanderthals co-existed in Europe 10 times longer than previously thought.

From the BBC News-2014-8-20:14:6:1

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The Journal of Heredity announces a special issue on Speciation freely available online.(Aug 23).

The summer Newsletter of the Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution (CIEE) is now available. (Aug 7).

Speciation: Natural Processes, Genetics and Biodiversity ed by P.Michalak from Nova (Aug 3).

One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life, by J.Archibald from Oxford Univ Press (Jul 28).

The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B invites proposals for issues for publication in late 2015. (Jul 18).

From Eve to Evolution Darwin, Science and Women's Rights in Gilded Age America by K.Hamlin from Univ Chicago Press (Jul 17).

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Aug 21 12:00Phylogenomic study indicates widespread lateral gene transfer in Entamoeba and suggests a past intimate relationship with parabasalids. - Jessica R. Grant, Laura A. Katz (GBE)
Aug 21 12:00Missing Genes, Multiple ORFs and C-to-U Type RNA Editing in Acrasis kona (Heterolobosea, Excavata) Mitochondrial DNA - Cheng-Jie Fu, Sanea Sheikh, Wei Miao, Siv G. E. Andersson, Sandra L. Baldauf (GBE)
Aug 21 12:00The evolution of the four subunits of voltage-gated calcium channels: ancient roots, increasing complexity and multiple losses - Yehu Moran, Harold H. Zakon (GBE)
Aug 21 08:00Evolution of a Genome-Encoded Bias in Amino Acid Biosynthetic Pathways Is a Potential Indicator of Amino Acid Dynamics in the Environment - Rick A. Fasani, Michael A. Savageau (MBE)

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