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Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets

Molecules from eggshells of endangered and extinct birds can tell behaviour and evolutionary Continue reading “Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Arctic regions much more vulnerable to change than thought

First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the terrestrial Arctic has provided documentation that intense warm intervals Continue reading “Arctic regions much more vulnerable to More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance to treatment

Cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection Continue reading “Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance to treatment” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Stonehenge celebrated winter solstice not summer as thought

Famous Stonehenge has been commonly associated with the annual celebration of summer but a researcher has suggested that the winter festival was more important Continue reading “Stonehenge celebrated winter More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Foundations of meeting house discovered in Wales may pre-date pyramids

The foundations of a large prehistoric building older than Egypt’s pyramids have been discovered in Wales Continue reading “Foundations of meeting house discovered in Wales may pre-date pyramids” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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New evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory discovered

Scientists have unearthed new evidence suggesting that the mysterious remains found in an ancient reliquary in a 5th century monastery on Sveti Ivan Island in Bulgaria belong to St John the Baptist Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Common ancestors of humans, fishes and reptiles looked like sharks

A new analysis of the braincase of a 290-million-year-old fossil fish that has long puzzled paleontologists has revealed that the common ancestor of all jawed vertebrates Continue reading “Common ancestors More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Research suggests humans evolved from prehistoric sharks

Believe it or not – humans evolved from a prehistoric shark that populated the seas more than 300 million years ago Continue reading “Research suggests humans evolved from prehistoric sharks” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Insects store ‘voicemail’ messages in soil through plants

Scientists had already revealed that insects could use plants as ‘green phones’ for communication with other bugs Continue reading “Insects store ‘voicemail’ messages in soil through plants” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Female butterflies prefer males with flashier wings

With only limited exposure, female butterflies can learn to prefer males with more spots on their wings, a new Yale University study has found Continue reading “Female butterflies prefer males with flashier More...