EEVOLUTION RESEARCH NEWS

News: 2001

News relating to evolution from American Scientist, National Geographic, Nature, Science, and Scientific American are listed. The most recent articles are first.


COLOR KEY:
Artificial Life; Origin of Life, Eukaryotes, Organelles; Origin/Evolution of Prokaryotes, Viruses, Introns, etc.
Ancient Birds; Dinosaurs; Other Ancient Reptiles
Human Origins and Evolution; Domestication
Other Evolutionary Biology
Political, Religious, and Educational Issues

 
?, 2001 Dec. Supercroc. National Geographic.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Dec 21. MOLECULAR EVOLUTION: Genome Duplications: The Stuff of Evolution? Science 294:2458-2460.

 
Karol et al., 2001 Dec 14. The Closest Living Relatives of Land Plants. Science 294:2351-2353.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Dec 14. MAMMALIAN EVOLUTION: Placentals' Family Tree Drawn and Quartered. Science 294:2266-2268.

 
Balter, 2001 Dec 14. ARCHAEOLOGY: Did Plaster Hold Neolithic Society Together? Science 294:2278-2281.

 
Normile, 2001 Dec 14. EVOLUTIONARY GENOMICS: The Ups and Downs of Evolution. Science 294:2281-2282.

 
ZUK, 2001 Dec 13. Sex appeal of a musical insect. (restricted access) Nature 414:691.
Book Review of Katydids and Bush-Crickets: Reproductive Behavior and Evolution of the Tettigoniidae by Darryl T. Gwynne.

 
Budd et al., 2001 Dec 07. Crustaceans and the "Cambrian Explosion". Science 294:2047.

 
Kerr, 2001 Dec 07. PALEONTOLOGY: Paring Down the Big Five Mass Extinctions. Science 294:2072-2073.

 
MOGGI-CECCHI, 2001 Dec 06. Human evolution: Questions of growth . (restricted access) Nature 414:595. "The evolution of an extended childhood had implications for human society and culture. New analyses of dental development in fossil hominins suggest that our lengthy growth processes arose quite late in evolution."

 
STEINER AND SALVINI-PLAWEN, 2001 Dec 06. Invertebrate evolution (Communications arising): Acaenoplax polychaete or mollusc? Nature 414:601.

 
SUTTON et al., 2001 Dec 06. Invertebrate evolution (Communications arising): Acaenoplax polychaete or mollusc? Nature 414:602.

 
DEAN et al., 2001 Dec 06. Growth processes in teeth distinguish modern humans from Homo erectus and earlier hominins. Nature 414:628.

 
Quartz, 2001 Nov-Dec. BIOINFORMATICS: Who Do We Think We Are? American Scientist (Nov-Dec 2001).
Book Review of The Shattered Self: The End of Natural Evolution by Pierre Baldi.

 
Summers, 2001 Nov-Dec. Genes in Context. American Scientist (Nov-Dec 2001).
Book Review of The Misunderstood Gene by Michel Morange.
Book Review of The Impact of the Gene: From Mendel’s Peas to Designer Babies by Colin Tudge.
Book Review of The Cooperative Gene: How Mendel’s Demon Explains the Evolution of Complex Beings by Mark Ridley.

 
Chadwick, 2001 Nov. Evolution of Whales. National Geographic (Nov 2001).

 
?, 2001 Oct 29. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (Nov 2001).
Book Review of Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea by Carl Zimmer.

 
DALTON, 2001 Nov 29. Cores set to unearth hole picture of evolution. Nature 414:476.

 
FEDUCCIA, 2001 Nov 29. Palaeoecology (Communication arising): Fossils and avian evolution. Nature 414:507.

 
CLARKE AND NORELL, 2001 Nov 29. Palaeoecology (Communication arising): Fossils and avian evolution. Nature 414:508.

 
SIGMUND AND NOWAK, 2001 Nov 22. Evolution: Tides of tolerance. (restricted access) Nature 414:403. "Humans, and many other species, have a tendency to cooperate and help each other. But how does such behaviour evolve? Some new computer simulations provide a plausible answer."

 
GEE, 2001 Nov 22. Palaeontology: On being vetulicolian. (restricted access) Nature 414:407. "Some curious fossils from the Cambrian period have been grouped into a new phylum, the Vetulicolia. All of its members are extinct, and their unusual anatomy tempts evolutionary speculation."

 
SHU et al., 2001 Nov 22. Primitive deuterostomes from the Chengjiang Lagerstätte (Lower Cambrian, China). Nature 414:419.

 
RIOLO et al., 2001 Nov 22. Evolution of cooperation without reciprocity. Nature 414:441.

 
KATINKA et al., 2001 Nov 22. Genome sequence and gene compaction of the eukaryote parasite Encephalitozoon cuniculi. Nature 414:450.

 
KEELING, 2001 Nov 22. Parasites go the full monty. (restricted access) Nature 414:401. "Energy metabolism is an essential function of life. Yet a resourceful parasite with a minimalist genome has discarded much of its metabolism, developing a unique alternative in the process."

 
Sereno et al., 2001 Nov 16. The Giant Crocodyliform Sarcosuchus from the Cretaceous of Africa. Science 294:1516-1519.

 
BAKKER AND ZBINDEN, 2001 Nov 15. Evolutionary biology: Counting on immunity. (restricted access) Nature 414:262. "Certain variable immune proteins affect an animal's choice of mate. In some species, females pick males with proteins as dissimilar as possible to their own. Studies of sticklebacks now reveal another mechanism."

 
SHINE et al., 2001 Nov 15. Animal behaviour: Benefits of female mimicry in snakes. Nature 414:267. "She-male garter snakes exploit the amorous attentions of other males to warm up."

 
REUSCH et al., 2001 Nov 15. Female sticklebacks count alleles in a strategy of sexual selection explaining MHC polymorphism. Nature 414:300.

 
Kerr, 2001 Nov 09. ASTROBIOLOGY: Putting a Lid on Life on Europa. Science 294:1258-1259.

 
Buffetaut, 2001 Nov 08. Tantalizing glimpse of a vanishing dinosaur. Nature 414:147.

 
Lister and Sher, 2001 Nov 02. The Origin and Evolution of the Woolly Mammoth. Science 294:1094-1097.

 
Beehler, 2001 Nov 02. ECOLOGY: Island Biogeography Redux, with a Speciation Twist. Science 294:1007-1008.
Book Review of The Birds of Northern Melanesia Speciation, Ecology, and Biogeography by Ernst Mayr and Jared M. Diamond.

 
Bambach, 2001 Nov 02. Changes in Life Across Many Temporal Scales. Science 294:1008.
Book Review of Evolutionary Patterns Growth, Form, and Tempo in the Fossil Record by Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Scott Lidgard, and Frank K. McKinney, Eds.

 
ARCHIBALD et al., 2001 Nov 08. Late Cretaceous relatives of rabbits, rodents, and other extant eutherian mammals. Nature 414:62.

 
SALEHI-ASHTIANI et al., 2001 Nov 08. In vitro evolution suggests multiple origins for the hammerhead ribozyme. Nature 414:82 .

 
Kate Wong, 2001 Oct. Finding Homo sapiens' Lost Relatives. Scientific American (Oct 2001). "Continuing a family tradition, Meave G. Leakey uncovers the skeletons in your closet."

 
?, 2001 Oct. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (Oct 2001).
Book Review of Significant Others: The Ape-Human Continuum and the Quest for Human Nature by Craig Stanford.

 
STRINGER AND DAVIES, 2001 Oct 25. Archaeology: Those elusive Neanderthals. (restricted access) Nature 413:791. "The 'how, where and when' of possible Neanderthal coexistence with Cro-Magnons, and their extinction, continue to exercise a varied community of researchers. The latest interpretations of the fossil and archaeological records were aired at two meetings."

 
Rice and Chippindale, 2001 Oct 19. Sexual Recombination and the Power of Natural Selection. Science 294:555-559.

 
Marivaux et al., 2001 Oct 19. A Fossil Lemur from the Oligocene of Pakistan. Science 294:587-591.

 
Lenski, 2001 Oct 19. GENETICS AND EVOLUTION: Come Fly, and Leave the Baggage Behind. Science 294:533-534.

 
Gruber, 2001 Oct 18. Owen was right, as Darwin's work continues . (restricted access) Nature 413:669. "Tribute to Darwin was not a veiled attack but a genuine expression of hope for the future."

 
Wang et al., 2001 Oct 12. An Ossified Meckel's Cartilage in Two Cretaceous Mammals and Origin of the Mammalian Middle Ear. Science 294:357-361.

 
DOMNING, 2001 Oct 11. The earliest known fully quadrupedal sirenian. Nature 413:625.

 
Avise, 2001 Oct 05. Evolving Genomic Metaphors: A New Look at the Language of DNA. Science 294:86-87.

 
MEYER, 2001 Oct 04. Whither evo-devo? (restricted access) Nature 413:455. "Assessing the interplay between evolutionary and developmental processes."
Book Review of From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design by Sean B. Carroll, Jennifer K. Grenier & Scott D. Weatherbee.

 
VALLADAS et al., 2001 Oct 04. Palaeolithic paintings: Evolution of prehistoric cave art. Nature 413:479.

 
JOHNSON et al., 2001 Oct 04. Positive selection of a gene family during the emergence of humans and African apes. Nature 413:514.

 
Chiappe et al., 2001 Sep 28. Embryonic Skulls of Titanosaur Sauropod Dinosaurs. Science 293:2444-2446.

 
Clutton-Brock et al., 2001 Sep 28. Effects of Helpers on Juvenile Development and Survival in Meerkats. Science 293:2446-2449.

 
Gibbons, 2001 Sep 28. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Tools Show Humans Reached Asia Early. Science 293:2368-2369.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Sep 28. PALEONTOLOGY: Unhatched Eggs Help Dinos Get a Head. Science 293:2371.

 
Kerr, 2001 Sep 28. EVOLUTION: Evolutionary Pulse Found, But Complexity as Well. Science 293:2377. JANE R. reviews

 
CAMERINI, 2001 Sep 27. The other man to discover evolution. (restricted access) Nature 413:357.
Book Review of Alfred Russel Wallace: A Life by Peter Raby.

 
ZHU et al., 2001 Sep 27. Earliest presence of humans in northeast Asia. Nature 413:413.

 
Gingerich et al., 2001 Sep 21. Origin of Whales from Early Artiodactyls: Hands and Feet of Eocene Protocetidae from Pakistan. Science 293:2239-2242.

 
Richardson et al., 2001 Sep 21. Rapid Diversification of a Species-Rich Genus of Neotropical Rain Forest Trees. Science 293:2242-2245.

 
Goldsmith, 2001 Sep 21. EVOLUTION: Everyday Impacts of a Most Influential Theory. Science 293:2209-2210.
Book Review of Evolution The Triumph of an Idea by Carl Zimmer.

 
Bermingham and Dick, 2001 Sep 21. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: Enhanced: The Inga--Newcomer or Museum Antiquity?. Science 293:2214-2216.

 
Rose, 2001 Sep 21. EVOLUTION: The Ancestry of Whales. Science 293:2216-2217.

 
GOLDMAN, 2001 Sep 20. Spandrels or selection? (restricted access) Nature 413:252.
Book Review of The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin's Soul by Richard Morris.
Book Review of Dawkins vs. Gould: Survival of the Fittest by Kim Sterelny.

 
JACOBS, 2001 Sep 20. Reading the history of humanity. (restricted access) Nature 413:254.
Book Review of ttttt by fullnnnn. The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry by Bryan Sykes

 
DE MUIZON, 2001 Sep 20. Walking with whales. (restricted access) Nature 413:259. "Whales must have evolved from land-based mammals, but fossil evidence of some of the steps in between has been patchy. Newly discovered skeletons with legs fill in the gaps."

 
THEWISSEN et al., 2001 Sep 20. Skeletons of terrestrial cetaceans and the relationship of whales to artiodactyls. Nature 413:277.

 
GERRISH, 2001 Sep 20. The rhythm of microbial adaptation. Nature 413:299.

 
Ogata et al., 2001 Sep 14. Mechanisms of Evolution in Rickettsia conorii and R. prowazekii. Science 293:2093-2098.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Sep 14. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: Preparing the Ground for a Modern 'Tree of Life'. Science 293:1979-1980.

 
Balter, 2001 Sep 14. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: What--or Who--Did In the Neandertals?. Science 293:1980-1981.

 
KELLER, 2001 Sep 13. The 'new synthesis' vindicated. (restricted access) Nature 413:109. "Sociobiology is here to stay and the debate now needs to move on."
Book Review of The Triumph of Sociobiology by John Alcock.

 
BLAXTER, 2001 Sep 13. Evolutionary biology: Sum of the arthropod parts. (restricted access) Nature 413:121. "Being an arthropod, with an external skeleton and jointed limbs, is a good thing in evolutionary terms. But the question of how the main groups of arthropods are related remains a subject of intense debate."

 
MCCRACKEN et al., 2001 Sep 13. Sexual selection: Are ducks impressed by drakes' display? Nature 413:128.

 
HARRISON et al., 2001 Sep 13. Palaeovegetation (Communications arising): Diversity of temperate plants in east Asia. Nature 413:129.

 
QIAN AND RICKLEFS, 2001 Sep 13. Palaeovegetation (Communications arising): Diversity of temperate plants in east Asia. Nature 413:130.

 
HWANG et al., 2001 Sep 13. Mitochondrial protein phylogeny joins myriapods with chelicerates. Nature 413:154.

 
GIRIBET et al., 2001 Sep 13. Arthropod phylogeny based on eight molecular loci and morphology. Nature 413:157.

 
Palumbi, 2001 Sep 07. Humans as the World's Greatest Evolutionary Force. Science 293:1786-1790.

 
ERICKSON, 2001 Sep 06. Cytoskeleton: Evolution in bacteria. (restricted access) Nature 413:30. "Actin is a major component of the cytoskeleton in yeast, plant and animal cells, but when did it evolve? The discovery of a bacterial protein that forms actin-like filaments suggests an answer."

 
BERLIN AND ELLEGREN, 2001 Sep 06. Evolutionary genetics: Clonal inheritance of avian mitochondrial DNA. Nature 413:37.

 
VAN DEN ENT et al., 2001 Sep 06. Prokaryotic origin of the actin cytoskeleton. Nature 413:39.

 
PAVLOV et al., 2001 Sep 06. Human presence in the European Arctic nearly 40,000 years ago. Nature 413:64.

 
Long et al., 2001 Aug 31. Gene Duplication and Evolution. Science 293:1551.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Aug 31. SCIENCE ON THE INTERNET: Mysterious E-Photos Vex Paleontologists. Science 293:1573.

 
?, 2001 Aug 31. Elusive fossil could conceal answer to dinosaur debate. (restricted access) Nature 412:844.

 
NORELL et al., 2001 Aug 31. Palaeontology: The beaks of ostrich dinosaurs. Nature 412:873.

 
HAWTHORNE AND VIA, 2001 Aug 31. Genetic linkage of ecological specialization and reproductive isolation in pea aphids. Nature 412:904.

 
Vogel, 2001 Aug 24. ECOLOGY: African Elephant Species Splits in Two. Science 293:1414.

 
CAIN, 2001 Aug 23. Galapagos or bust. (restricted access) Nature 412:767.
Book Review of Evolution's Workshop: God and Science on the Galapagos Islands by Edward Larson.

 
BLINKHORN, 2001 Aug 23. Yes, but what's it for? (restricted access) Nature 412:771. "The current state of language can make it difficult to discuss evolution in an accurate way."

 
Pennisi, 2001 Aug 17. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: Queens, Not Workers, Rule the Ant Nest. Science 293:1239-1241.

 
Balter, 2001 Aug 17. HUMAN EVOLUTION: Max Planck's Meeting of the Anthropological Minds. Science 293:1246-1249.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Aug 17. HUMAN EVOLUTION: Zoo's New Primate Exhibit to Double as Research Lab. Science 293:1247.

 
CHARLESWORTH, 2001 Aug 16. The genetic complexity of life. (restricted access) Nature 412:682.
Book Review of The Misunderstood Gene by Michel Morange.

 
ROBERT AND THOMPSON, 2001 Aug 16. Sex determination: Viviparous lizard selects sex of embryos. Nature 412:698.

 
?, 2001 Aug 10. The Evolution of Epigenetics. Science 293:1063.

 
Henikoff et al., 2001 Aug 10. The Centromere Paradox: Stable Inheritance with Rapidly Evolving DNA. Science 293:1098-1102.

 
Heckman et al., 2001 Aug 10. Molecular Evidence for the Early Colonization of Land by Fungi and Plants. Science 293:1129-1133.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Aug 10. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: A Molecular Approach to Mushroom Hunting. Science 293:1027-1028.

 
Kerr, 2001 Aug 10. PALEONTOLOGY: Mass Extinctions Face Downsizing, Extinction. Science 293:1037.

 
COYNE, 2001 Aug 09. The case of the missing carpaccio. (restricted access) Nature 412:586.
Book Review of The Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change by Stephen R. Palumbi.

 
ELLIS, 2001 Aug 09. An energetic view of nature. (restricted access) Nature 412:587.
Book Review of Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature by Eric J. Chaisson.

 
Witmer, 2001 Aug 03. Nostril Position in Dinosaurs and Other Vertebrates and Its Significance for Nasal Function. Science 293:850-853.

 
Kaplan, 2001 Aug 03. HUMAN BIOLOGY: Evolution and Our Reproductive Physiology. Science 293:809-810.
Book Review of On Fertile Ground A Natural History of Human Reproduction by Peter Ellison.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Aug 03. PALEONTOLOGY: Dinosaur Nostrils Get a Hole New Look. Science 293:779.

 
KRAUSE, 2001 Aug 02. Fossil molar from a Madagascan marsupial.(restricted access) Nature 412:497. " The discovery of a tiny tooth from the Late Cretaceous period has sizeable implications."

 
ROGERS AND FORSTER, 2001 Aug 02. The last of the dinosaur titans: a new sauropod from Madagascar. Nature 412:530.

 
PONCE DE LEÓN AND ZOLLIKOFER, 2001 Aug 02. Neanderthal cranial ontogeny and its implications for late hominid diversity. Nature 412:534.

 
Plutchik, 2001 July-Aug. The Nature of Emotions. American Scientist (July-August 2001).

 
Fogel, 2001 July-Aug. TECHNOLOGY: RoboSelection. American Scientist (July-August 2001).
Book Review of Evolutionary Robotics: The Biology, Intelligence, and Technology of Self-Organizing Machines by Stefano Nolfi and Dario Floreano.

 
MILNER, 2001 July. Our Evolving View of the Galápagos. Scientific American (July 2001).
Book Review of Evolution's Workshop: God and Science on the Galápagos Islands by Edward J. Larson.

 
Gowaty, 2001 July 27. EVOLUTION: Behavioral Just-So Stories, Recast. Science 293:610-611.
Book Review of Animal Traditions Behavioural Inheritance in Evolution by Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka. "The authors argue for the evolutionary importance of the transfer of information between generations via culture and learning."

 
BERRY, 2001 July 26. Mitigating mutations. (restricted access) Nature 412:379.
Book Review of The Cooperative Gene: How Mendel's Demon Explains the Evolution of Complex Beings by Mark Ridley.
Book Review of Mendel's Demon: Gene Justice and the Complexity of Life by Mark Ridley.

 
PADIAN et al., 2001 July 26. Dinosaurian growth rates and bird origins. Nature 412:405.

 
ERICKSON et al., 2001 July 26. Dinosaurian growth patterns and rapid avian growth rates. Nature 412:429.

 
Tishkoff et al., 2001 July 20. Haplotype Diversity and Linkage Disequilibrium at Human G6PD: Recent Origin of Alleles That Confer Malarial Resistance. Science 293:455-462.

 
Volkman et al., 2001 July 20. Recent Origin of Plasmodium falciparum from a Single Progenitor. Science 293:482-484.

 
Fortey, 2001 July 20. EVOLUTION: The Cambrian Explosion Exploded?. Science 293:438-439.

 
?, 2001 July 19. Search for alien life reasserts its credibility. (restricted access) Nature 412:260.

 
WILKE et al., 2001 July 19. Evolution of digital organisms at high mutation rates leads to survival of the flattest. Nature 412:331.

 
GOULDER et al., 2001 July 19. Evolution and transmission of stable CTL escape mutations in HIV infection. Nature 412:334.

 
Balter and Gibbons, 2001 July 13. HUMAN EVOLUTION: Another Emissary From the Dawn of Humanity. Science 293:187-189.

 
NETTLE, 2001 July 12. Eccentric origins of creativity. (restricted access) Nature 412:119. "Did the genes underlying schizophrenia drive human evolution?"
Book Review of The Madness of Adam and Eve: How Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity by David Horrobin.

 
GEE, 2001 July 12. Palaeontology: Return to the planet of the apes. (restricted access) Nature 412:131. "Fossil evidence of human evolutionary history is fragmentary and open to various interpretations. Fossil evidence of chimpanzee evolution is absent altogether."

 
WHITFIELD, 2001 July 12. Evolutionary biology: Autumn colour code. (restricted access) Nature 412:136. "Why, before they fall, do the leaves of deciduous trees take on such vivid autumn hues? A provocative proposal has it that the colours are not simply a side-effect of senescence."

 
WOLDEGABRIEL et al., 2001 July 12. Geology and palaeontology of the Late Miocene Middle Awash valley, Afar rift, Ethiopia. Nature 412:175.

 
HAILE-SELASSIE, 2001 July 12. Late Miocene hominids from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia. Nature 412:178.

 
RICHARDSON et al., 2001 July 12. Rapid and recent origin of species richness in the Cape flora of South Africa. Nature 412:181.

 
BUTLIN AND RITCHIE, 2001 July 05. Evolutionary biology: Searching for speciation genes. (restricted access) Nature 412:31. "The formation of new animal species often results from divergence in male sexual behaviours and female preferences. The genetic basis of this sexual isolation in fruitflies is gradually being revealed."

 
?, 2001 July 05. Meet the Herod bug. (restricted access) Nature 412:12. "A parasitic bacterium that uses an array of dastardly tricks to favour female hosts over males is holding evolutionary biologists in thrall. Jonathan Knight enters the strange world of Wolbachia."

 
JAVAUX et al., 2001 July 05. Morphological and ecological complexity in early eukaryotic ecosystems. Nature 412:66.

 
MERILÄ et al., 2001 July 05. Cryptic evolution in a wild bird population. Nature 412:76.

 
Delph, 2001 Jun 29. EVOLUTION: Mutated into Oblivion. Science 292:2437-2438.
Book Review of The Cooperative Gene: How Mendel's Demon Explains the Evolution of Complex Beings by Mark Ridley

 
Otto and Jarne, 2001 Jun 29. EVOLUTION: Haploids--Hapless or Happening? Science 292:2441-2443.

 
BROWNLEE, 2001 Jun 28. Who is out there? (restricted access)Nature 411:994.
Book Review of Search for Life/Astrobiology by Monica Grady.

 
BEKOFF AND GOODALL, 2001 Jun 28. The view from Japan. (restricted access) Nature 411:995.
Book Review of Primate Origins of Human Cognition and Behavior by Tetsuro Matsuzawa.

 
STROBEL, 2001 Jun 28. Biological catalysis: Repopulating the RNA world. (restricted access) Nature 411:1003. "We will probably never be certain how life on our planet began. But, thanks to a new laboratory study, the possibility of an ancient 'RNA world' appears more plausible."

 
ROELOFS AND VAN HAASTERT, 2001 Jun 28. Genomics: Genes lost during evolution. Nature 411:1013.

 
HIRSH AND FRASER, 2001 Jun 28. Protein dispensability and rate of evolution. Nature 411:1046.

 
Bergelson et al., 2001 Jun 22. Evolutionary Dynamics of Plant R-Genes. Science 292:2281-2285.

 
RYAN, 2001 Jun 21. Evolutionary biology: Seeing red in speciation. (restricted access) Nature 411:900. "Mating patterns in sticklebacks have been investigated for over fifty years. The latest studies show how a complex interplay between males, females and the environment can contribute to the formation of new species."

 
LUTZONI et al., 2001 Jun 21. Major fungal lineages are derived from lichen symbiotic ancestors. Nature 411:937.

 
STANHOPE et al., 2001 Jun 21. Phylogenetic analyses do not support horizontal gene transfers from bacteria to vertebrates. Nature 411:940.

 
BOUGHMAN, 2001 Jun 21. Divergent sexual selection enhances reproductive isolation in sticklebacks. Nature 411:944.

 
WEBER, 2001 Jun 14. The philosopher's child. (restricted access) Nature 411:739.
Book Review of Annie's Box: Charles Darwin, His Daughter and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes.

 
RAUSHER, 2001 Jun 14. Co-evolution and plant resistance to natural enemies. Nature 411:857.

 
Andersson et al., 2001 Jun 08. GENOMICS: Enhanced: Are There Bugs in Our Genome? Science 292:1848-1850.

 
Chicurel, 2001 Jun 08. GENETICS: Can Organisms Speed Their Own Evolution? Science 292:1824-1827.

 
Chicurel, 2001 Jun 08. GENETICS: Why Evolution Might Not Favor Increased Genetic Variability. Science 292:1826.
Book Review of Frogs, Flies & Dandelions: The Making of Species by Menno Schilthuizen.

 
HARRISON, 2001 Jun 07. Diverse origins of biodiversity. Nature 411:635.

 
SILLER, 2001 Jun 07. Sexual selection and the maintenance of sex. Nature 411:689.

 
Smith et al., 2001 Jun 01. A Giant Sauropod Dinosaur from an Upper Cretaceous Mangrove Deposit in Egypt. Science 292:1704-1706.

 
Hellberg et al., 2001 Jun 01. Climate-Driven Range Expansion and Morphological Evolution in a Marine Gastropod. Science 292:1707-1710.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Jun 01. PALEONTOLOGY: New Dig at Old Trove Yields Giant Sauropod. Science 292:1623-1625.

 
AGRAWAL, 2001 Jun 07. Sexual selection and the maintenance of sexual reproduction. Nature 411:692.

 
Monastersky, 2001 May. Pterosaurs. National Geographic (May 2001).

 
REISZ AND SMITH, 2001 May 31. Developmental biology: Lungfish dental pattern conserved for 360 Myr. Nature 411:548.

 
THOMAS et al., 2001 May 31. Ecological and evolutionary processes at expanding range margins. Nature 411:577.

 
Wyss, 2001 May 25. PALEONTOLOGY: Digging Up Fresh Clues About the Origin of Mammals. Science 292:1496.

 
Luo et al., 2001 May 25. A New Mammaliaform from the Early Jurassic and Evolution of Mammalian Characteristics. Science 292:1535-1540.

 
Wyss, 2001 May 25. PALEONTOLOGY: Digging Up Fresh Clues About the Origin of Mammals. Science 292:1496-1497.

 
Kerr, 2001 May 25. EVOLUTION: Putting Limits on the Diversity of Life. Science 292:1481.

 
MARSHALL, 2001 May 24. Final frontier or ultimate mystery? (restricted access) Nature 411:415.
Book Review of A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness by Merlin Donald.

 
SHU et al., 2001 May 24. An Early Cambrian tunicate from China. Nature 411:472.

 
Stokstad, 2001 May 18. PALEONTOLOGY: Early Tyrannosaur Was Small But Well Armed. Science 292:1278-1279.

 
HARPER, 2001 May 17. Why science and religion need to talk. (restricted access) Nature 411:239.
Book Review of Can a Darwinian Be a Christian? The Relationship Between Science and Religion by Michael Ruse.
Book Review of Paths from Science Towards God: The End of All Our Exploring by Arthur Peacocke.

 
Ash and Roberts, 2001 May 11. Sex, Lineages, and Pathogenesis. Science 292:1089.

 
Zimmer, 2001 May 11. Genetic Trees Reveal Disease Origins. Science 292:1090-1093.

 
Zimmer, 2001 May 11. Wolbachia: A Tale of Sex and Survival. Science 292:1093-1095.

 
Ochman and Moran, 2001 May 11. Genes Lost and Genes Found: Evolution of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Symbiosis. Science 292:1096-1099.

 
Read and Taylor, 2001 May 11. The Ecology of Genetically Diverse Infections. Science 292:1099-1102.

 
Baranowski et al., 2001 May 11. Evolution of Cell Recognition by Viruses. Science 292:1102-1105.

 
Overbaugh and Bangham, 2001 May 11. Selection Forces and Constraints on Retroviral Sequence Variation. Science 292:1106-1109.

 
Hooper and Gordon, 2001 May 11. Commensal Host-Bacterial Relationships in the Gut. Science 292:1115-1118.

 
Ke et al., 2001 May 11. African Origin of Modern Humans in East Asia: A Tale of 12,000 Y Chromosomes. Science 292:1151-1153.

 
Gibbons, 2001 May 11. HUMAN ANTHROPOLOGY: Modern Men Trace Ancestry to African Migrants. Science 292:1051-1052.

 
KAAS AND COLLINS, 2001 May 10. Evolving ideas of brain evolution. (restricted access) Nature 411:141. "Recent analyses of an old data set are starting to reveal patterns in the evolution of mammalian brains. The latest study shows that mammalian groups are characterized by basic similarities in brain proportions."

 
SZATHMÁRY, 2001 May 10. Evolution: Developmental circuits rewired. (restricted access) Nature 411:143. "Body segmentation occurs during the development of many invertebrate animals. Advances are being made by those striving to produce computer models of the genetic networks underlying the process."

 
SYMER AND BENDER, 2001 May 10. Genomic stability: Hip-hopping out of control. (restricted access) Nature 411:146. "'Jumping genes' can wreak havoc by hopping about a genome. Some plants can keep them under control by modifying them with certain chemical groups."

 
HURST, 2001 May 10. Evolutionary genomics: Sex and the X. (restricted access) Nature 411:149. "Are genomes made up of strings of genes in no particular order? It seems not, given the abundance on the mouse sex chromosomes of genes involved in the manufacture of sperm."

 
HAZEN AND ROEDDER, 2001 May 10. Biogeology: How old are bacteria from the Permian age?. Nature 411:155.

 
REICH et al., 2001 May 10. Linkage disequilibrium in the human genome. Nature 411:199.

 
MIURA et al., 2001 May 10. Mobilization of transposons by a mutation abolishing full DNA methylation in Arabidopsis. Nature 411:212.

 
HASSELQUIST, 2001 May 03. Evolutionary biology: Hybrid costs avoided. (restricted access) Nature 411:34. "The offspring of a mating between two different species are often infertile, or almost so. But it seems that some birds can avoid this apparent cost of hybridization."

 
VEEN et al., 2001 May 10. Hybridization and adaptive mate choice in flycatchers. Nature 411:45.

 
?, 2001 Apr. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (April 2001).
Book Review of Atom: An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth . . . and Beyond by Lawrence M. Krauss.

 
Gibbons, 2001 Apr 27. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS MEETING: Studying Humans--and Their Cousins and Parasites. Science 292:627-629.

 
SUES, 2001 Apr 26. Palaeontology: Ruffling feathers. (restricted access) Nature 410:1036. "The evolution of feathers and flight were generally thought to be inextricably linked. But new fossils from China show that feathers pre-dated the origin of flight and of birds."

 
JI et al., 2001 Apr 26. The distribution of integumentary structures in a feathered dinosaur. Nature 410:1084.

 
TROY et al., 2001 Apr 26. Genetic evidence for Near-Eastern origins of European cattle. Nature 410:1088.

 
DOUGLAS et al., 2001 Apr 26. The highly reduced genome of an enslaved algal nucleus. Nature 410:1091.

 
Ghalambor and Martin, 2001 Apr 20. Fecundity-Survival Trade-Offs and Parental Risk-Taking in Birds. Science 292:494-497.

 
Pfeiffer et al., 2001 Apr 20. Cooperation and Competition in the Evolution of ATP-Producing Pathways. Science 292:504-507.

 
PALMER, 2001 Apr 19. How persistence paid off. (restricted access) Nature 410:869. "The struggle, delusion and arrogance of the character who found Java Man."
Book Review of The Man Who Found the Missing Link: Eugene Dubois and His Lifelong Quest to Prove Darwin Right by Pat Shipman.

 
COYNE, 2001 Apr 12. Creationism by stealth. (restricted access)Nature 410:745.
Book Review of Icons of Evolution: Science or Myth? Why Much of What We Teach About Evolution is Wrong by Jonathan Wells.

 
HUMPHRIES AND STEVENS, 2001 Apr 12. Reproductive biology: Out with a bang. (restricted access) Nature 410:758. "Not many mammalian males die soon after mating the phenomenon was thought to be limited to certain small marsupials. Its occurrence in a larger marsupial overturns previous ideas about why the strategy exists."

 
KOTIAHO et al., 2001 Apr 05. Towards a resolution of the lek paradox. Nature 410:684.

 
WANG et al., 2001 Apr 12. correction: The limits of selection during maize domestication. (restricted access) Nature 410:718.

 
RENNIE, 2001 Mar. The Future of Human Evolution. Scientific American (March 2001).

 
?, 2001 Mar. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (March 2001).
Book Review of Adventures in the Bone Trade: The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia’s Afar Depression by Jon Kalb.

 
?, 2001 Mar. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (March 2001).
Book Review of Trilobite! Eyewitness to Evolution by Richard Fortey.

 
?, 2001 Mar. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (March 2001).
Book Review of The Man Who Found the Missing Link: Eugene Dubois and His Thirty-Year Struggle to Prove Darwin Right. by Pat Shipman.

 
Gatesy et al., 2001 Mar 30. Extreme Diversity, Conservation, and Convergence of Spider Silk Fibroin Sequences. Science 291:2603-2605. Science Mar 30 2001: 2606-2608.

 
Giraud et al., 2001 Mar 30. Costs and Benefits of High Mutation Rates: Adaptive Evolution of Bacteria in the Mouse Gut. Science 291:nnn.

 
?, 2001 Mar 29. The battle of Tugen Hills. (restricted access) Nature 410:508. "Behind claims that the oldest human ancestor has been discovered lies a bitter row over access to Kenyan field sites pitching the bones' discoverers against some of palaeoanthropology's biggest names. Declan Butler reports."

 
WHITE, 2001 Mar 29. The Bone Wars revisited. (restricted access) Nature 410:517. "The best and the worst of palaeoanthropology in Ethiopia."
Book Review of Adventures in the Bone Trade: The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar Depression by Jon Kalb.

 
AIELLO AND COLLARD, 2001 Mar 29. Palaeoanthropology: Our newest oldest ancestor? (restricted access) Nature 410:526. "These are exciting times in the study of human origins. But excitement needs to be tempered with caution in assessing the claim of a six-million-year-old direct ancestor of modern humans."

 
CARROLL, 2001 Mar 29. Palaeontology: Chinese salamanders tell tales. (restricted access) Nature 410:534. "A palaeontological treasure trove of over 500 specimens will help in understanding the evolutionary history of salamanders and their relationships with other amphibians."

 
ROWE et al., 2001 Mar 29. Forensic palaeontology: The Archaeoraptor forgery. Nature 410:539.

 
GAO AND SHUBIN, 2001 Mar 29. Late Jurassic salamanders from northern China. Nature 410:574.

 
INGMAN et al., 2001 Mar 29. correction: Mitochondrial genome variation and the origin of modern humans. (restricted access) Nature 410:611.

 
Alper, 2001 Mar 23. Sugar Separates Humans From Apes. Science 291:2340.

 
Bush, 2001 Mar 23. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: Despised Marvels of Deception and Adaptation. Science 291:2321.

 
Balter, 2001 Mar 23. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Fossil Tangles Roots of Human Family Tree. Science 291:2289-2291.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Mar 23. PALEONTOLOGY: New Fossil May Change Idea of First Mollusk. Science 291:2292-2293.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Mar 23. TAXONOMY: Linnaeus's Last Stand? Science 291:2304-2307.

 
DENTON AND MARSHALL, 2001 Mar 22. Laws of form revisited. (restricted access) Nature 410:417.

 
LIEBERMAN, 2001 Mar 22. Another face in our family tree. (restricted access) Nature 410:419. "The evolutionary history of humans is complex and unresolved. It now looks set to be thrown into further confusion by the discovery of another species and genus, dated to 3.5 million years ago."

 
LEAKEY et al., 2001 Mar 22. New hominin genus from eastern Africa shows diverse middle Pliocene lineages. Nature 410:433.

 
SUTTON et al., 2001 Mar 22. An exceptionally preserved vermiform mollusc from the Silurian of England. Nature 410:461.

 
BOLNICK, 2001 Mar 22. Intraspecific competition favours niche width expansion in Drosophila melanogaster. Nature 410:463.

 
KENRICK, 2001 Mar 15. Palaeontology: Turning over a new leaf. (restricted access) Nature 410:309. "A model based on biophysical principles of plant physiology, and drawing on fossil and environmental data, indicates that the origin of leaves was triggered by falling levels of atmospheric CO2."

 
PFENNIG et al., 2001 Mar 15. Frequency-dependent Batesian mimicry. (restricted access) Nature 410:323. "Predators avoid look-alikes of venomous snakes only when the real thing is around."

 
DAINTON, 2001 Mar 15. Palaeoanthropology: Did our ancestors knuckle-walk? Nature 410:324.

 
LOVEJOY et al., 2001 Mar 15. Palaeoanthropology: Did our ancestors knuckle-walk? (restricted access)Nature 410:325.

 
RICHMOND AND STRAIT, 2001 Mar 15. reply: Did our ancestors knuckle-walk? (restricted access) Nature 410:326.

 
FRIIS et al., 2001 Mar 15. Fossil evidence of water lilies (Nymphaeales) in the Early Cretaceous. Nature 410:357.

 
Stanley and Fautin, 2001 Mar 09. PALEONTOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: The Origins of Modern Corals. Science 291:1913-1914.

 
Kerr, 2001 Mar 09. ASTROBIOLOGY: Are Martian 'Pearl Chains' Signs of Life? Science 291:1875-1876.

 
?, 2001 Mar 08. Crystal chains invoked as evidence for life on Mars. (restricted access) Nature 410:136.

 
?, 2001 Mar 08. A question of intent: when is a 'schematic' illustration a fraud? (restricted access) Nature 410:144.

 
JUDSON, 2001 Mar 08. Subtended by evolution. (restricted access) Nature 410:146.
Book Review of Who Wrote the Book of Life? A History of the Genetic Code by Lily E. Kay.

 
DUNBAR, 2001 Mar 08. Evolutionary biology: What's in a baboon's behind? (restricted access) Nature 410:158. "It is often thought that sexual 'ornaments', such as the swellings that adorn ovulating female baboons, are signalling something about fertility but what? Long-term studies of wild baboons provide an answer."

 
OPPENHEIMER AND RICHARDS, 2001 Mar 08. Polynesian origins: Slow boat to Melanesia? Nature 410:166.

 
DIAMOND, 2001 Mar 08. Polynesian origins: Slow boat to Melanesia? (restricted access) Nature 410:167.

 
XU et al., 2001 Mar 08. Branched integumental structures in Sinornithosaurus and the origin of feathers. Nature 410:200.

 
DOMB AND MARK PAGEL, 2001 Mar 08. Sexual swellings advertise female quality in wild baboons. Nature 410:204.

 
Springer and de Jong, 2001 Mar 02. PHYLOGENETICS: Enhanced: Which Mammalian Supertree to Bark Up? Science 291:1709-1711.

 
Smith, 2001 Mar 02. EVOLUTION: Nota Bene: Wolbachia and Wasp Evolution. (restricted access) Science 291:1719.

 
?, 2001 Mar 02. Humans on the Move. Science 291:1721.

 
Balter, 2001 Mar 02. In Search of the First Europeans. Science 291:1722-1725.

 
Gibbons, 2001 Mar 02. The Riddle of Coexistence. Science 291:1725-1729.

 
Marshall, 2001 Mar 02. Pre-Clovis Sites Fight for Acceptance. Science 291:1730-1732.

 
Marshall, 2001 Mar 02. Clovis First. Science 291:1732.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Mar 02. Tracking the Sexes by Their Genes. Science 291:1733-1734.

 
Gibbons, 2001 Mar 02. The Peopling of the Pacific. Science 291:1735-1737.

 
Stumpf and DGoldstein, 2001 Mar 02. Genealogical and Evolutionary Inference with the Human Y Chromosome. Science 291:1738-1742.

 
Cann, 2001 Mar 02. Genetic Clues to Dispersal in Human Populations: Retracing the Past from the Present. Science 291:1742-1748.

 
Ambrose, 2001 Mar 02. Paleolithic Technology and Human Evolution. Science 291:1748-1753.

 
PRUETT-JONES, 2001 Mar 01. The real benefits of copycats. (restricted access) Nature 410:16.
Book Review of The Imitation Factor: Evolution Beyond the Gene by Lee Alan Dugatkin.

 
MEYER, 2001 Mar 01. Evolutionary celebrities. (restricted access) Nature 410:17.
Book Review of The Cichlid Fishes: Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution by George W. Barlow.

 
VISSCHER, 2001 Mar 01. erratum: A viable herd of genetically uniform cattle. (restricted access) Nature 410:36.

 
SHEN et al., 2001 Mar 01. Isotopic evidence for microbial sulphate reduction in the early Archaean era. Nature 410:77.

 
ZHU et al., 2001 Mar 01. A primitive sarcopterygian fish with an eyestalk. Nature 410:81.

 
Becker et al., 2001 Feb 23. Impact Event at the Permian-Triassic Boundary: Evidence from Extraterrestrial Noble Gases in Fullerenes. Science 291:1530-1533.

 
Emlen, 2001 Feb 23. Costs and the Diversification of Exaggerated Animal Structures. Science 291:1534-1536.

 
Brunet et al., 2001 Feb 23. Polyploidy and Gender Dimorphism. (restricted access) Science 291:1441.

 
Harvey and Godfray, 2001 Feb 23. EVOLUTION: A Horn for an Eye. Science 291:1505-1506.

 
Balter, 2001 Feb 23. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Scientists Spar Over Claims of Earliest Human Ancestor. Science 291:1460-1461.

 
Kerr, 2001 Feb 23. PALEONTOLOGY: Whiff of Gas Points to Impact Mass Extinction. Science 291:1469-1470.

 
SANZ et al., 2001 Feb 22. Palaeontology: An Early Cretaceous pellet. Nature 409:998-1000.

 
ALDISS, 2001 Feb 22. Desperately seeking aliens. Nature 409:1080.

 
NISBET AND SLEEP, 2001 Feb 22. The habitat and nature of early life. Nature 409:1083.

 
ROTHSCHILD AND MANCINELLI, 2001 Feb 22. Life in extreme environments. Nature 409:1092.

 
CARROLL, 2001 Feb 22. Chance and necessity: the evolution of morphological complexity and diversity. Nature 409:1102.

 
COHEN AND STEWART, 2001 Feb 22. Where are the dolphins?. Nature 409:1119.

 
Jasny and Kennedy, 2001 Feb 16. The Human Genome. Science 291:1153.

 
Venter et al., 2001 Feb 16. The Sequence of the Human Genome. Science 291:1304-1351.

 
Aravind et al., 2001 Feb 16. Apoptotic Molecular Machinery: Vastly Increased Complexity in Vertebrates Revealed by Genome Comparisons. Science 291:1279-1284.

 
Courseaux and Nahon, 2001 Feb 16. Birth of Two Chimeric Genes in the Hominidae Lineage. Science 291:1293-1297.

 
SIEGEL, 2001 Feb 15. Biochemistry: Single-handed cooperation. (restricted access) Nature 409:777. "Our bodies use only 'left-handed' amino acids and 'right-handed' sugars. Hints are now emerging on how this handedness evolved and how cooperativity among like-handed molecular components came about."

 
RUBIN, 2001 Feb 15. The draft sequences: Comparing species. (restricted access) Nature 409:820. "Comparing the human genome sequences with those of other species will not only reveal what makes us genetically different. It may also help us understand what our genes do."

 
STONEKING, 2001 Feb 15. Single nucleotide polymorphisms: From the evolutionary past. . . . (restricted access) Nature 409:821. "Single nucleotide polymorphisms are the bread-and-butter of DNA sequence variation. They provide a rich source of information about the evolutionary history of human populations."

 
NOVACEK, 2001 Feb 15. One who created a tempo of his own. (restricted access) Nature 409:768.
Book Review of George Gaylord Simpson: Paleontologist and Evolutionist by Leo F. Laporte.

 
WOLFSBERG et al., 2001 Feb 15. Guide to the draft human genome. Nature 409:824.

 
LI et al., 2001 Feb 15. Evolutionary analyses of the human genome. Nature 409:847.

 
International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium, 2001 Feb 15. Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome. Nature 409:860.

 
Gittleman and Gompper, 2001 Feb 09. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: Enhanced: The Risk of Extinction--What You Don't Know Will Hurt You. Science 291:997-999.

 
?, 2001 Feb 08. Japan's ape sequencing effort set to unravel the brain's secrets. (restricted access) Nature 409:651. "A workshop planned for next month on the genetics and neurology of apes could pave the way to a better understanding of the relationship between the human genome and the brain, its organizers say."

 
WADE, 2001 Feb 08. Evolution: Infectious speciation. (restricted access) Nature 409:675. "The bacterium Wolbachia has strange and wonderful effects on reproduction in its many invertebrate host species. In effect, the creation of new species can now be added to the list."

 
GRAY AND JORDAN, 2001 Feb 08. correction: Language trees support the express-train sequence of Austronesian expansion. (restricted access) Nature 409:743.

 
COOPER et al., 2001 Feb 08. Complete mitochondrial genome sequences of two extinct moas clarify ratite evolution. Nature 409:704.

 
BORDENSTEIN et al., 2001 Feb 08. Wolbachia-induced incompatibility precedes other hybrid incompatibilities in Nasonia. Nature 409:707.

 
DE WINTER AND OXNARD, 2001 Feb 08. Evolutionary radiations and convergences in the structural organization of mammalian brains. Nature 409:710.

 
CARROLL, 2001 Feb 08. The big picture. (restricted access) Nature 409:669.

 
Rowe et al., 2001 Feb 02. Dinosaur with a Heart of Stone. (restricted access) Science 291:783.

 
Hull, 2001 Feb 02. HISTORY OF SCIENCE: The Great Success of a "Foul Book". Science 291:833.
Book Review of Victorian Sensation The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation by James A. Secord.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Feb 02. PALEONTOLOGY: Doubts Raised About Dinosaur Heart. Science 291:811.

 
MADSEN et al., 2001 Feb 01. Parallel adaptive radiations in two major clades of placental mammals. Nature 409:610.

 
MURPHY et al., 2001 Feb 01. Molecular phylogenetics and the origins of placental mammals. Nature 409:614.

 
PRYER et al., 2001 Feb 01. Horsetails and ferns are a monophyletic group and the closest living relatives to seed plants. Nature 409:618.

 
John Alcock, 2001 Jan-Feb. Genes and Evolution: WWDT (What Would Darwin Think?). American Scientist (Jan-Feb 2001).
Book Review of Dear Mr Darwin: Letters on the Evolution of Life and Human Nature. Gabriel Dover by Gabriel Dover.

 
John Dupre, 2001 Jan-Feb. Biology: Planters vs. Weeders. American Scientist (Jan-Feb 2001).
Book Review of Defenders of the Truth: The Battle for Science in the Sociobiology Debate and Beyond by Ullica Segerstråle.

 
?, 2001 Jan. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (Jan 2001).
Book Review of Investigations by Stuart A. Kauffman.

 
?, 2001 Jan. The Editors Recommend. Scientific American (Jan 2001).
Book Review of Java Man: How Two Geologists' Dramatic Discoveries Changed Our Understanding of the Evolutionary Path to Modern Humans by Roger Lewin, Garniss Curtis and Carl Swisher.

 
Weng et al., 2001 Jan 26. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: Autonomous Mental Development by Robots and Animals. Science 291:599-600.

 
Mallet, 2001 Jan 26. EVOLUTION: Holy Landscapes! Science 291:602.
Book Review of Epistasis and the Evolutionary Process by Jason B. Wolf, Edmund D. Brodie III, and Michael J. Wade, (Eds).

 
SHE et al., 2001 Jan 25. Genome evolution: Gene capture in archaeal chromosomes. Nature 409:478.

 
SAMPSON et al., 2001 Jan 25. A bizarre predatory dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar. Nature 409:504.

 
WEST et al., 2001 Jan 25. Testing Hamilton's rule with competition between relatives. Nature 409:510.

 
Vilà et al., 2001 Jan 19. Widespread Origins of Domestic Horse Lineages. Science 291:474-477.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Jan 19. EVOLUTIONARY GENETICS: Horses Domesticated Multiple Times. Science 291:412.

 
OLDROYD, 2001 Jan 18. A book that rocked the Victorian world. (restricted access) Nature 409:285.
Book Review of Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation by James A. Secord.

 
WAKE, 2001 Jan 18. Evolution: Speciation in the round. (restricted access) Nature 409:299. "'Ring species' occur when one species grades into two at the overlap of a circular population distribution. Good examples are rare, but one case has now passed some rigorous tests."

 
VISSCHER et al., 2001 Jan 18. A viable herd of genetically uniform cattle. Nature 409:303. "Deleterious alleles seem to have been purged in a feral strain of inbred cows."

 
KAPAN, 2001 Jan 18. Three-butterfly system provides a field test of müllerian mimicry. Nature 409:338.

 
SZOSTAK et al., 2001 Jan 18. Synthesizing life. Nature 409:387.

 
Wolpoff et al., 2001 Jan 12. Modern Human Ancestry at the Peripheries: A Test of the Replacement Theory. Science 291:293-297.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Jan 12. PALEONTOLOGY: New Fossil Fills Gap in Bird Evolution. Science 291:225.

 
Holden, 2001 Jan 12. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Oldest Human DNA Reveals Aussie Oddity. Science 291:230-231.

 
Pennisi, 2001 Jan 12. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Skull Study Targets Africa-Only Origins. Science 291:231.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Jan 12. THE FOSSILS: Exquisite Chinese Fossils Add New Pages to Book of Life. Science 291:232-236.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Jan 12. PALEONTOLOGY IN CHINA: A Peek at China's Paleontological Bounty. Science 291:234-235.

 
?, 2001 Jan 11. Biologists crusade for evolution. (restricted access) Nature 409:125.

 
RYAN, 2001 Jan 11. Food, song and speciation. (restricted access) Nature 409:139. "It is said that you are what you eat. Diet can also determine how you sound and perhaps even what species you are if you are one of Darwin's finches."

 
NORELL AND CLARKE, 2001 Jan 11. Fossil that fills a critical gap in avian evolution. Nature 409:181.

 
PODOS, 2001 Jan 11. Correlated evolution of morphology and vocal signal structure in Darwin's finches. Nature 409:185.

 
Nowak et al., 2001 Jan 05. Evolution of Universal Grammar. Science 291:114-118.

 
McCune, 2001 Jan 05. EVOLUTION: Games Cichlids Play. Science 291:51.

 
Stokstad, 2001 Jan 05. EVOLUTION: Tooth Theory Revises History of Mammals. Science 291:26.

 
Normile, 2001 Jan 05. ARCHAEOLOGY: Japanese Fraud Highlights Media-Driven Research Ethic. Science 291:34-35.

 
CASTI, 2001 Jan 04. The melting-pot that is ALife. (restricted access) Nature 409:17. "An initiation into the world of artificial life by one of its architects."
Book Review of Creation: Life and How to Make It by Steve Grand.

 
WEIL, 2001 Jan 04. Mammalian evolution: Relationships to chew over. (restricted access) Nature 409:28. "Did advanced mammals evolve on the southern continents and then move north? Not according to a new study, which concludes that such mammals evolved in both the south and the north."

 
LUO et al., 2001 Jan 04. Dual origin of tribosphenic mammals. Nature 409:53.

 
ARENDT et al., 2001 Jan 04. Evolution of the bilaterian larval foregut. Nature 409:81.


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