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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsBelow is a fascinating lecture which argues that Therian (placental) mammals are genetically modified (by retroviral infections) organisms. In essence, human biology is shaped by stolen genes. Paleovirology: Ghosts and Gifts of Ancient Viruses Harmit Malik, Principal Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Harvard Museum of Natural History Lectures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-WG21Ck9PQ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChjF1Bz-Fx4WFGRqfVbjcrA Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsThe September, Volume 18, Number 4, of the issue of the SAA Archaeological Record has series of review papers about the use of DNA and genetics in studying prehistoric and historic mammals and their past interactions with human beings. The PDF file of this issue is at: http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/Publications/thesaaarchrec/SAA Record Sept 2018 WEB 9.13.18.pdf http://www.saa.org/AbouttheSociety/Publications/TheSAAArchaeologicalRecord/tabid/64/Default.aspx The papers are: Sea Change? New Directions in Marine Mammal Research by Camilla F. S