Pennisi, 2002 Jun 13. Plants Find Their Places on the Tree of Life. Science 300:1696.
Benton and Ayala, 2002 Jun 13. Dating the Tree of Life. Science 300:1698-1700.
Chothia et al., 2002 Jun 13. Evolution of the Protein Repertoire. Science 300:1701-1703.
Baldauf, 2002 Jun 13. The Deep Roots of Eukaryotes. Science 300:1703-1706.
Eisen and Fraser, 2002 Jun 13. Phylogenomics: Intersection of Evolution and Genomics. Science 300:1706-1707.
Bailes et al., 2002 Jun 13. Hybrid Origin of SIV in Chimpanzees. (restricted access) Science 300:1713.
Ranz et al., 2002 Jun 13. Sex-Dependent Gene Expression and Evolution of the Drosophila Transcriptome. Science 300:1742-1745.
Burrow, 2002 Jun 13. Comment on "Separate Evolutionary Origins of Teeth from Evidence in Fossil Jawed Vertebrates". (restricted access) Science 300:1661.
Smith and Johanson, 2002 Jun 13. Response to Comment on "Separate Evolutionary Origins of Teeth from Evidence in Fossil Jawed Vertebrates". (restricted access) Science 300:1661 .
Marshall-Graves, 2002 Jun 13. The Tree of Life: View from a Twig. (restricted access) Science 300:1621.
Gibbons, 2002 Jun 13. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Oldest Members of Homo sapiens Discovered in Africa. Science 300:1641.
RIDLEY, 2002 Jun 12. Designer darwinism. (restricted access) Nature 423:686.
Book Review of Darwin and Design: Does Evolution Have a Purpose? by Michael Ruse.
STRINGER, 2002 Jun 12. Human evolution: Out of Ethiopia . (restricted access)Nature 423:692. "Newly discovered fossils from Ethiopia provide fresh evidence for the 'out of Africa' model for the origin of modern humans, and raise new questions about the precise pattern of human evolution."
NOOR, 2002 Jun 12. Evolutionary biology: Genes to make new species. (restricted access)Nature 423:699. "A long-term goal of studies of the way in which new species form has been to identify the genes involved, and the forces that drive their evolution. That goal is now being realized — and natural selection plays a major part."
PRESGRAVES et al., 2002 Jun 12. Adaptive evolution drives divergence of a hybrid inviability gene between two species of Drosophila. Nature 423:715.
WHITE et al., 2002 Jun 12. Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia. Nature 423:742.
The Rice Chromosome 10 Sequencing Consortium, 2002 Jun 06. In-Depth View of Structure, Activity, and Evolution of Rice Chromosome 10. Science 300:1566-1569.
BELLON, 2002 Jun 05. Darwin's stonecutter. (restricted access) Nature 423:589.
Book Review of Hewett Cottrell Watson: Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist by Frank N. Egerton.
Caporale, 2002 May-Jun. Foresight in Genome Evolution. American Scientist (May-June 2003).
Thomson, 2002 May-Jun. Hooke, Fossils and the Anti-Evolutionists. American Scientist (May-June 2003).
Mallatt et al., 2002 May 30. Comment on "A New Species of Yunnanozoan with Implications for Deuterostome Evolution". (restricted access)Science 300:n1372.
Shu and Morris, 2002 May 30. Response to Comment on "A New Species of Yunnanozoan with Implications for Deuterostome Evolution". (restricted access) Science 300:1372.
Rosenberg and Hastings, 2002 May 30. MICROBIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: Modulating Mutation Rates in the Wild. Science 300:1382-1383.
KOCHER, 2002 May 29. Evolutionary biology: Fractious phylogenies. (restricted access) Nature 423:489. "Speciation has been unusually fast among the cichlid fishes of Lake Victoria. An unexpectedly distant ancestor, which perhaps already had a predisposition for rapid speciation, may have seeded this 'species flock'."
Godfray, 2002 May 23. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: Equality of the Sexes. Science 300:1237.
Book Review of Sex Ratios Concepts and Research Methods by Ian C. W. Hardy, Ed.
Sanford et al., 2002 May 16. Local Selection and Latitudinal Variation in a Marine Predator-Prey Interaction. Science 300:1135-1137.
Kerr, 2002 May 16. PALEONTOLOGY: Life's Diversity May Truly Have Leaped Since the Dinosaurs. Science 300:1067-1069.
CANN, 2002 May 08. Going back to our roots. (restricted access) Nature 423:117. "What can genetic techniques tell us about human origins and diversity?"
Book Review of The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey by Spencer Wells.
Book Review of Reflections on our Past: How Human History is Revealed in Our Genes by John H. Relethford.
LENSKI et al., 2002 May 08. The evolutionary origin of complex features. Nature 423:139.
Kirk et al., 2002 May 02. Comment on "Grasping Primate Origins". (restricted access) Science 300:741.
Bloch and Boyer, 2002 May 02. Response to Comment on "Grasping Primate Origins". (restricted access) Science 300:741.
KONNER, 2002 May 01. The buck stops here. (restricted access) Nature 423:17. "Do we have free will, or are all of our choices predetermined?"
Book Review of Freedom Evolves by Daniel Dennett.
READ et al, 2002 May 01. The genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis Ames and comparison to closely related bacteria. Nature 423:81.
IVANOVA et al., 2002 May 01. Genome sequence of Bacillus cereus and comparative analysis with Bacillus anthracis . Nature 423:87.
Partridge et al., 2002 Apr 25. Lower Pliocene Hominid Remains from Sterkfonteint. Science 300:607-612.
Temeles and Kress, 2002 Apr 25. Adaptation in a Plant-Hummingbird Association. Science 300:630-633.
Altshuler and Clark, 2002 Apr 25. ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION: Enhanced: Darwin's Hummingbirds. Science 300:588-589.
Gibbons, 2002 Apr 25. ANTHROPOLOGY: Great Age Suggested for South African Hominids. Science 300:562.
SINGER, 2002 Apr 24. Life, the movie. (restricted access) Nature 422:809.
Book Review of DNA: The Secret of Life by James D. Watson with Andrew Berry.
COYNE, 2002 Apr 24. Gould and God . (restricted access) Nature 422:813.
Book Review of A Devil's Chaplain by Richard Dawkins.
ZIMMER, 2002 Apr 24. The evolutionary blackbird. (restricted access) Nature 422:815.
Book Review of The Story of Life by Richard Southwood.
GRIFFITH AND MONTGOMERIE, 2002 Apr 24. Evolutionary biology (communication arising): Why do birds engage in extra-pair copulation? Nature 422:833.
BLOMQVIST et al., 2002 Apr 24. Evolutionary biology (communication arising): Why do birds engage in extra-pair copulation? Nature 422:833.
CARROLL, 2002 Apr 24. Genetics and the making of Homo sapiens. Nature 422:849.
Stokstad, 2002 Apr 18. PALEONTOLOGY: Ancient DNAPulled From Soil. Science 300:407.
HEDGES, 2002 Apr 17. Archaeological verification: Puzzling out the past. (restricted access) Nature 422:667. "In piecing together our ancestors' habits, corroborating lines of evidence are vital if we are to be confident that the emerging jigsaw reveals the true picture."
Navarro and Barton, 2002 Apr 11. Chromosomal Speciation and Molecular Divergence--Accelerated Evolution in Rearranged Chromosomes. Science 300:321-324.
Verheyen et al., 2002 Apr 11. Origin of the Superflock of Cichlid Fishes from Lake Victoria, East Africa. Science 300:325-329.
Schmid-Hempel, 2002 Apr 11. EVOLUTIONARY MEDICINE: Intimate Interactions. Science 300:254.
Book Review of Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease by Steven A. Frank.
Rieseberg and Livingstone, 2002 Apr 11. EVOLUTION: Chromosomal Speciation in Primates. Science 300:267-268.
Blount et al., 2002 Apr 04. Carotenoid Modulation of Immune Function and Sexual Attractiveness in Zebra Finches. Science 300:125-127.
Brei and Fish, 2002 Apr 04. Comment on "Parasites as a Viability Cost of Sexual Selection in Natural Populations of Mammals". Science 300:55.
Wilson et al., 2002 Apr 04. Response to Comment on "Parasites as a Viability Cost of Sexual Selection in Natural Populations of Mammals". Science 300:55.
Pennisi, 2002 Apr 04. EVOLUTION: Colorful Males Flaunt Their Health. Science 300:29-31.
?, 2002 Apr 03. Genetics to unlock secrets of our African past. (restricted access) Nature 422:460.
Numbers and Numbers, 2003 Mar-Apr. Scientists’ Bookshelf: Religion Red in Tooth and Claw. American Scientist (Mar-Apr 2003).
Book Review of Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society by David Sloan Wilson.
?, 2003 Mar. Out on a Limb. (restricted access) Scientific American (March 2003). "A stunning new fossil shows how simians got their start."
Prum and Brush, 2003 Mar. EVOLUTION: Which Came First, the Feather or the Bird? (restricted access) Scientific American (March 2003). "Feathers originated and diversified in dinosaurs before birds or flight evolved."
Paulsen et al., 2003 Mar 28.
Role of Mobile DNA in the Evolution of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecalis. Science 299:2071-2074.
Xu et al., 2003 Mar 28. A Genomic View of the Human-Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Symbiosis. Science 299:2074-2076.
White, 2003 Mar 28. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Early Hominids--Diversity or Distortion? Science 299:1994-1997.
KELLOGG, 2003 Mar 27. Genome evolution: It's all relative. (restricted access) Nature 422:383. "By constructing evolutionary trees of genes, researchers have detected three big genome duplications in the history of the plant Arabidopsis, and one in the recent history of yeast."
MARTIN, 2003 Mar 27. Palaeontology: Combing the primate record. (restricted access) Nature 422:388. "Fossils of bushbabies and lorises reported from deposits of the Fayum Depression in Egypt extend the known record for this group of primates from 20 million years to approximately 40 million years ago."
NIEWOEHNER et al., 2003 Mar 27. Digital analysis: Manual dexterity in Neanderthals. Nature 422:395. "These primitive people may have been as handy with their tools as modern humans are."
NISHIDA et al., 2003 Mar 27. Palaeobotany: Swimming sperm in an extinct Gondwanan plant. Nature 422:396.
SEIFFERT et al., 2003 Mar 27. Fossil evidence for an ancient divergence of lorises and galagos. Nature 422:421.
GAO AND SHUBIN, 2003 Mar 27. Earliest known crown-group salamanders. Nature 422:424.
BOWERS et al., 2003 Mar 27. Unravelling angiosperm genome evolution by phylogenetic analysis of chromosomal duplication events. Nature 422:433.
Nardi et al., 2003 Mar 21. Hexapod Origins: Monophyletic or Paraphyletic? Science 299:1887-1889.
Thomas, 2003 Mar 21. EVOLUTION: Wingless Insects and Plucked Chickens. Science 299:1854-1855.
Thrall and Burdon, 2003 Mar 14. Evolution of Virulence in a Plant Host-Pathogen Metapopulation. Science 299:1735-1737.
Heath et al., 2003 Mar 14. Rapid Evolution of Egg Size in Captive Salmon. Science 299:1738-1740.
Livezey, 2003 Mar 14. VERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY: Millennial Status Report As Debate Wanes. Science 299:1664-1665.
Brown, 2003 Mar 14. EVOLUTION: Little Else But Parasites. Science 299:1680-1681.
KUSHIRO et al., 2003 Mar 13. Hormone evolution: The key to signalling. (restricted access) Nature 422:122. "The similarity of hydrophobic hormones in plants and animals suggests that once you make a good key, with occasional filing it can be used in many different developmental locks."
WEIL, 2003 Mar 13. Evolutionary biology: Teeth as tools. (restricted access) Nature 422:128. "What determines the shapes of mammalian teeth? When tools are designed to cut to the meat of the question, form follows function rather than developmental or evolutionary constraints."
MIETTO et al., 2003 Mar 13. Palaeontology: Human footprints in Pleistocene volcanic ash.Nature 422:133. "These ancient tracks are the oldest known to have been made by fully bipedal humans."
LANGMORE et al., 2003 Mar 13. Escalation of a coevolutionary arms race through host rejection of brood parasitic young. Nature 422:157.
Klein, 2003 Mar 07. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Whither the Neanderthals? Science 299:1525-1527.
Koza et al., 2003 Feb. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Evolving Inventions. (restricted access) Scientific American (Feb 2002). "Using Darwinian evolution, computer programs can create patentable inventions."
Shu et al., 2003 Feb 28. A New Species of Yunnanozoan with Implications for Deuterostome Evolution. Science 299:1380-1384.
Baba et al., 2003 Feb 28. Homo erectus Calvarium from the Pleistocene of Java. Science 299:1384-1388.
Boffelli et al., 2003 Feb 28. Phylogenetic Shadowing of Primate Sequences to Find Functional Regions of the Human Genome. Science 299:1391-1394.
Gibbons, 2003 Feb 28. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Java Skull Offers New View of Homo erectus. Science 299:1293.
Book Review of Encyclopedia of Evolution editor-in-chief by Mark Pagel.
PECK, 2003 Feb 27. Keeping up with evolution. (restricted access) Nature 421:895.
Blumenschine et al., 2003 Feb 21. Late Pliocene Homo and Hominid Land Use from Western Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Science 299:1217-1221.
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Catteruccia et al., 2003 Feb 21. Impact of Genetic Manipulation on the Fitness of Anopheles stephensi Mosquitoes. Science 299:1225-1227.
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Smith and Johanson, 2003 Feb 21. Separate Evolutionary Origins of Teeth from Evidence in Fossil Jawed Vertebrates. Science 299:1235-1236.
Tobias, 2003 Feb 21. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: Encore Olduvai. Science 299:1193-1194.
Stokstad, 2003 Feb 21. PALEONTOLOGY: Primitive Jawed Fishes Had Teeth of Their Own Design. Science 299:1164.
Pennisi, 2003 Feb 21. EVOLUTION: How Global Change Shaped the Squirrel Family. Science 299:1165-1167.
VISSCHER, 2003 Feb 20. Animal behaviour: How self-organization evolves. (restricted access) Nature 421:799. "Self-organized systems can evolve by small parameter shifts that produce large changes in outcome. Concepts from mathematical ecology show how the way swarming bees dance helps to achieve unanimous decisions."
BOWLER et al., 2003 Feb 20. New ages for human occupation and climatic change at Lake Mungo, Australia. Nature 421:837.
LANGKJAER et al., 2003 Feb 20. Yeast genome duplication was followed by asynchronous differentiation of duplicated genes. Nature 421:848.
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Piperno and Stothert, 2003 Feb 14. Phytolith Evidence for Early Holocene Cucurbita Domestication in Southwest Ecuador. Science 299:1054-1057.
YODER et al., 2003 Feb 13. Single origin of Malagasy Carnivora from an African ancestor. Nature 421:734.
Stewart, 2003 Feb 07. Comment on "Buffered Tree Population Changes in a Quaternary Refugium: Evolutionary Implications". (restricted access) Science 299:825.
Tzedakis et al., 2003 Feb 07. Response to Comment on "Buffered Tree Population Changes in a Quaternary Refugium: Evolutionary Implications". (restricted access) Science 299:825.
TORCHIN et al., 2003 Feb 06. Introduced species and their missing parasites. Nature 421:628.
KOSKINEN et al., 2003 Feb 06. corrigendum: Contemporary fisherian life-history evolution in small salmonid populations. (restricted access) Nature 421:656.
Thomson, 2003 Jan-Feb. Laying Bare Darwin's Secrets. American Scientist (Jan-Feb 2003).
Book Review of Charles Darwin: The Power of Place by Janet Browne.
Wong, 2003 Jan. PALEOANTHROPOLOGY: An Ancestor to Call Our Own. Scientific American (Jan 2003).
"Controversial new fossils could bring scientists closer than ever to the origin of humanity."
Miller, 2003 Jan 31. EVOLUTION AND EDUCATION: The Emperor's New Design. Science 299:664.
Book Review of Where Darwin Meets the Bible: Creationists and Evolutionists in America by Larry A. Witham.
SHU et al., 2003 Jan 30. Head and backbone of the Early Cambrian vertebrate Haikouichthys. Nature 421:526.
Zeyl et al., 2003 Jan 24. An Evolutionary Advantage of Haploidy in Large Yeast Populations. Science 299:555-558.
Greig and Travisano, 2003 Jan 24. EVOLUTION: Haploid Superiority. Science 299:524-525.
Stokstad, 2003 Jan 24. PALEONTOLOGY: Four-Winged Dinos Create a Flutter. Science 299:491.
PRUM, 2003 Jan 23. Palaeontology: Dinosaurs take to the air. (restricted access) Nature 421:323. "Flying birds evolved from a group of bipedal dinosaurs. The latest fossil discoveries from China indicate that the dinosaurian ancestors of birds had four wings — and that these animals glided rather than flapped."
XU et al., 2003 Jan 23. Four-winged dinosaurs from China. Nature 421:335.
Kessler and Werner, 2003 Jan 17. Self-Organization of Sorted Patterned Ground. Science 299:380-383.
Currie et al., 2003 Jan 17. Ancient Tripartite Coevolution in the Attine Ant-Microbe Symbiosis. Science 299:386-388.
Lazcano, 2003 Jan 17. HISTORY OF LIFE: Just How Pregnant Is the Universe? Science 299:347.
Book Review of Life Evolving: Molecules, Mind, and Meaning by Christian de Duve.
Pennisi, 2003 Jan 17. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: On Ant Farm, a Threesome Coevolves. Science 299:325.
Pennisi, 2003 Jan 17. EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: Uphill Dash May Have Led to Flight. Science 299:329.
TAUTZ, 2003 Jan 16. Evolutionary biology: Splitting in space. (restricted access) Nature 421:225. "Disjunct distributions of closely related species are not necessarily the outcome of passive fragmentation of populations. Instead, they can be the consequence of speciation within a population."
DOEBELI AND DIECKMANN, 2003 Jan 16. Speciation along environmental gradients. Nature 421:259.
BUCKLING AND RAINEY, 2003 Jan 16. erratum: The role of parasites in sympatric and allopatric host diversification. (restricted access) Nature 421:294.
BENNER, 2003 Jan 09. Synthetic biology: Act natural. (restricted access) Nature 421:118. "This burgeoning field aims to reproduce advanced, dynamic behaviours of biological systems, including genetics, inheritance and evolution."
van Schaik et al., 2003 Jan 04. Orangutan Cultures and the Evolution of Material Culture. Science 299:102-105.
Taylor and Hellberg, 2003 Jan 04. Genetic Evidence for Local Retention of Pelagic Larvae in a Caribbean Reef Fish. Science 299:107-109.
Crespi and Springer, 2003 Jan 04. ECOLOGY: Social Slime Molds Meet Their Match. Science 299:56-57.
MEYER, 2003 Jan 02. Molecular evolution: Duplication, duplication. (restricted access) Nature 421:31. "Duplicated genes are common in genomes, perhaps because they provide redundancy: if one copy is inactivated, the other can still work. A new study quantifies the effects of deleting 'singletons' and duplicated genes in yeast."
GU et al., 2003 Jan 02. Role of duplicate genes in genetic robustness against null mutations. Nature 421:63.
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