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'Frankenstein dinosaur' mystery solved

A dinosaur that seemed to be an evolutionary mishmash turns out to have a key place in history.

From the BBC News-2017-8-16:8:5:1

Bats set up home inside dinosaur at Devon theme park

The lesser horseshoe bats moved in to the belly of a triceratops at the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park.

From the BBC News-2017-8-14:8:5:1

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Geneticists have created piglets free of retroviruses, an important step toward creating a new supply of organs for transplant patients.

From the NYTimes News-2017-8-10:20:6:1

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Evolution and Victorian Culture by B.Lightman, B.Zon from Cambridge Univ. Press (Aug 18).

Evolutionary Biology Conceptual, Ethical, and Religious Issues by R.Thompson, D.Walsh from Cambridge Univ. Press (Aug 11).

The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Under the Command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the Years 1832 to 1836 (Three Volumes), by C.Darwin from Cambridge Univ. Press (Aug 6).

Understanding Evolution by K. Kampourakis from Cambridge Univ Press (Aug 4).

The Evolution of Beauty, 2017, by R.O.Prum from Penguin Books (Jul 31).

The Domestic Dog Its Evolution, Behavior and Interactions with People, 2nd edition, Ed J. Serpell from Cambridge Univ Press (Jul 26).

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The Evolution of Senescence in the Tree of Life, edited by R.P.Shefferson, O.R.Jones, and R.Salguero-Gomez from Cambridge Univ Press (Jul 19).

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Aug 21 16:00Coevolutionary arms race versus host defense chase in a tropical herbivore-plant system - María-José Endara et al. (PNAS)
Aug 21 08:00Microevolution Rather than Large Genome Divergence Determines the Effectiveness of Legume-Rhizobia Symbiotic Interaction Under Field Conditions - Cintia Jozefkowicz et al. (JME)
Aug 21 08:00Quantifying selection with Pool-Seq time series data - Thomas Taus, Andreas Futschik, Christian Schlötterer (MBE)
Aug 21 08:00Recurrent Reverse Evolution Maintains Polymorphism After Strong Bottlenecks in Commensal Gut Bacteria - A. Sousa et al. (MBE)
Aug 20 08:00Rapid and parallel adaptive evolution of the visual system of Neotropical Midas cichlid fishes - Julián Torres-Dowdall et al. (MBE)

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