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Wonderchicken fossil casts new light on bird evolution

The oldest known bird fossil, from the age of dinosaurs, has skull features similar to modern chickens. The scientists who found it have nicknamed it “Wonderchicken.” It’s providing valuable insights into the evolution of birds.

Global human genomes reveal rich genetic diversity shaped by complex evolutionary history

(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) A new study has provided the most comprehensive analysis of human genetic diversity to date, after the sequencing of 929 human genomes by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge and their collaborators. The study uncovers a large amount of previously undescribed genetic variation and provides new insights into our evolutionary past, highlighting the complexity of the process through which our ancestors diversified, migrated and mixed throughout the world.

Could the coronavirus actually be saving lives in some parts of the world because of reduced pollution? – USA TODAY

Reductions in air pollution likely saved lives in China. Deaths from air pollution should also should decline globally. The jury is out on the virus’s impact on global warming. Is there any “good news” related to the coronavirus? Perhaps, in…

Ben Wehrem: “7 Things I Learned While Working At Tesla”

This is the story of a former Tesla employee, Ben Wehrem, who wound up working for Tesla while he was traveling. His blog post shares 7 things that he learned while working at Tesla and sheds light on the atmosphere as well as the love Tesla owners have for their vehicles

Will we get an egg tonight at the North nest? Maybe…

A quick reminder – there is a reasonably good chance we could see egg #1 at the Decorah North nest tonight…although only DNF knows for sure. We’ve got some North Nestflix for everyone pacing the delivery room floor with us tonight!…

London Cops Look On As Extinction Rebellion Digs Up Govt. Lawn

London’s Metropolitan Police watched as Extinction Rebellion activists committed vandalism against government property by digging up grass outside of the Home Office. At least two police officers were seen in footage and photographs taken by news blog Guido Fawkes standing…

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How much weight can a Bald Eagle carry?

On February 12 of 2020, DM2 pole-vaulted into the nest with a stick that looked more like a small tree! On November 6 of 2019, Mr. North dropped a stick of unknown weight, although it was clearly more than he…

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How much weight can a Bald Eagle carry?

On February 12 of 2020, DM2 pole-vaulted into the nest with a stick that looked more like a small tree! On November 6 of 2019, Mr. North dropped a stick of unknown weight, although it was clearly more than he…

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How much weight can a Bald Eagle carry?

On February 12 of 2020, DM2 pole-vaulted into the nest with a stick that looked more like a small tree! On November 6 of 2019, Mr. North dropped a stick of unknown weight, although it was clearly more than he…