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Whales fossils found in desert | My Picture Mania

Whales fossils found in desert | My Picture Mania | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
'The fossils are exceptionally well preserved and quite complete — a rare combination in paleontology and one that will likely shed light on many facets of the … ecology and evolution of these extinct species,' Fitzgerald told ...
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Fossils point to 'feathered' dinosaurs

Fossils point to 'feathered' dinosaurs | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
Samples of amber in western Canada containing feathers from dinosaurs and birds have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen.
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This Week in Science - Science Careers Blog (subscription)

This Week in ScienceScience Careers Blog (subscription)Cycads—sometimes called living fossils—are an ancient group of nonflowering plants that likely originated in the Permian more than 250 million years ago.
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The first hairy microbes: New fossils reveal oldest known ciliates

The first hairy microbes: New fossils reveal oldest known ciliates | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
“These massive changes in biology and chemistry during this time led to the evolution of animals,” says Tanja Bosak, the Cecil and Ida Green Career Development Assistant Professor in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.
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Short Sharp Science: Horsetail fossil tells tale of plant evolution

Short Sharp Science: Horsetail fossil tells tale of plant evolution | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
A contender for the oldest surviving plant genus on land, a new fossil from the horsetail plant group, Equisetum suggests the plants date back 150 million years and lived in hot springs much like some varieties do today.
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“Planet Dinosaur” Feathered Dragons – 2011 | Subtitles | Subtítulos ...

“Planet Dinosaur” Feathered Dragons – 2011 | Subtitles | Subtítulos ... | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
With the most extraordinary fossils… from dinosaur embryos to the exquisitely preserved. And using the latest imaging technology, cutting-edge research has allowed us to probe deeper and reveal more than ever before.
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Do you honestly want evidence for evolution?

Do you honestly want evidence for evolution? | Biological Evolution | Scoop.it
Ontogeny (embryology and developmental biology) gives information about the historical pathway of an organism's evolution. For example, as embryos whales and many snakes develop hind limbs that are reabsorbed before ...
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