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Indian monsoon's past analysed

Fossils from the ocean floor are yielding clues to the Indian monsoon millions of years ago.

From the BBC News-2015-3-31:8:5:1

DNA of 'an entire nation' assessed

The genetic code of "an entire nation" has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland.

From the BBC News-2015-3-27:14:6:1

Matter: In Iceland's DNA, New Clues to Disease-Causing Genes

The results uncovered a host of previously unknown gene mutations that may play roles in ailments as diverse as Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and gallstones.

From the NYTimes News-2015-3-25:20:6:1

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Biodiversity and Biogeographic Patterns in Asia-Pacific by Y.Chen from Bentham Science Publ (Mar 20).

Macroevolution : Explanation, interpretation and evidence, eds E.Serrelli and N.Gontier from Springer (Mar 17).

Animal Earth; The amazing diversity of living creatures, by R.Piper from Thames and Hudson (Mar 10).

Life on Display: Revolutionizing US Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Centry, by K.Rader and V.Cain from Univ Chicago Press (Mar 10).

Evolution: Making Sense of Life 2nd Ed, by C.Zimmer and D.Emlen from Roberts Publ -- pre-publication (Mar 2).

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Apr 1 08:00Multispecies Analysis of Expression Pattern Diversification in the Recently Expanded Insect Ly6 Gene Family - Kohtaro Tanaka et al. (MBE)
Mar 31 08:00Inference of purifying and positive selection in three subspecies of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) from exome sequencing - T. Bataillon et al. (GBE)
Mar 31 08:00Nonadaptive Amino Acid Convergence Rates Decrease over Time - Richard A. Goldstein, Stephen T. Pollard, Seena D. Shah, David D. Pollock (MBE)
Mar 30 16:00Four hundred million years of silica biomineralization in land plants - Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert, Jonathan Paul Wilson, Shawn E. McGlynn, Woodward W. Fischer (PNAS)
Mar 30 16:00Diversity partitioning during the Cambrian radiation - Lin Na, Wolfgang Kiessling (PNAS)
Mar 30 16:00Metabolic connectivity as a driver of host and endosymbiont integration - Slim Karkar, Fabio Facchinelli, Dana C. Price, Andreas P. M. Weber, Debashish Bhattacharya (PNAS)

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