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2011-02-10 15:49:20

Evolution is not a steady march towards ever more sophisticated beings and therefore the search for the living "missing links" is pointless.

2011-02-09 23:48:09

Two groups of lowly marine worms are related to complex species including vertebrates (such as humans) and starfish.

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2009-09-23 09:59:18

In the most computationally intensive phylogenetic analysis to date, an international research team led by Brown University has found the first evolutionary branching for bilateral animals.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.