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'Secret of youth' in ginger gene

Scientists say they have made a leap in knowing why some people retain their youthful looks while others age badly.

From the BBC News-2016-4-29:8:5:2

Kenyan call to stamp out ivory trade

President Kenyatta of Kenya urges action to end Africa's illegal trade in ivory as he prepares to host a summit on saving elephants from extinction.

From the BBC News-2016-4-29:8:5:1

VIDEO: Gene therapy could reverse sight loss

A pioneering new treatment is giving is new hope for those with macular degeneration, as Pallab Ghosh reports.

From the BBC News-2016-4-28:14:6:2

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The 109th meeting of the German Zoological Society will take place in Kiel Sept 14-17. (Apr 15).

A workshop on Alertools: Easrly Detection of Biological Invasions, will be held at Aviles, Spain. Oct 13-15. (Apr 13).

The Origin and Nature of Life on Earth by E.Smith and H.Morowitz is available from Cambridge Univ Press (Apr 6).

The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions by P. Wignall is available from Princeton Univ Press (Apr 4).

A video about Island conservation and the danger of pets on islands is available here. (Mar 31).

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Articles added in the last three days:

Apr 30 08:00Diversity of Group I and II Clostridium botulinum strains from France Including Recently Identified Subtypes - Christelle Mazuet et al. (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00Pangenome evolution in the marine bacterium Alteromonas - Mario López-Pérez, Francisco Rodriguez-Valera (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00Every gene is everywhere but the environment selects: Global geo-localization of gene sharing in environmental samples through network analysis - M Fondi et al. (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00Nuclear architecture and patterns of molecular evolution are correlated in the ciliate Chilodonella uncinata - Xyrus X. Maurer-Alcalá, Laura A. Katz (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00The small nuclear genomes of Selaginella are associated with a low rate of genome size evolution - Anthony E. Baniaga, Nils Arrigo, Michael S. Barker (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00DnaK-dependent accelerated evolutionary rate in prokaryotes - A. Samer Kadibelban, David Bogumil, Giddy Landan, Tal Dagan (GBE)
Apr 30 08:00Opsin repertoire and expression patterns in horseshoe crabs: evidence from the genome of Limulus polyphemus (Arthropoda: Chelicerata) - Barbara-Anne Battelle et al. (GBE)
Apr 29 08:00Functional conservation and divergence of daf-22 paralogs in P. pacificus dauer development - Gabriel V. Markov et al. (MBE)
Apr 29 08:00Nondegenerative evolution in ancient heritable bacterial endosymbionts of fungi - Stephen J. Mondo, Alessandra Salvioli, Paola Bonfante, Joseph B. Morton, Teresa E. Pawlowska (MBE)
Apr 29 08:00Characterization of the cadherin-catenin complex of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis and implications for the evolution of metazoan cell-cell adhesion - D. Nathaniel Clarke, Phillip W. Miller, Christopher J. Lowe, William I. Weis, W. James Nelson (MBE)
Apr 29 08:00Phylogenetic and genomic analyses resolve the origin of important plant genes derived from transposable elements - Zoé Joly-Lopez, Douglas R. Hoen, Mathieu Blanchette, Thomas E. Bureau (MBE)
Apr 29 08:00Insertion DNA Accelerates Meiotic Interchromosomal Recombination in Arabidopsis thaliana - Xiao-Qin Sun et al. (MBE)
Apr 29 08:00microRNAs in the same clusters evolve to coordinately regulate functionally related genes - Yirong Wang, Junjie Luo, Hong Zhang, Jian Lu (MBE)
Apr 28 20:00The shapes of bird beaks are highly controlled by nondietary factors - Jen A. Bright, Jesûs Marugán-Lobón, Samuel N. Cobb, Emily J. Rayfield (PNAS)
Apr 28 16:00A Simple, General Result for the Variance of Substitution Number in Molecular Evolution - Bahram Houchmandzadeh, Marcel Vallade (MBE)
Apr 28 08:00Ancient eukaryotic origin and evolutionary plasticity of nuclear lamina - Ludek Koreny, Mark C. Field (GBE)
Apr 28 08:00A recent whole-genome duplication divides populations of a globally-distributed microsporidian. - Tom A. Williams et al. (MBE)

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