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2008-10-23 08:25:00

The fossilized remains of a dinosaur about the size of a pigeon that may be the ancestor of birds has been discovered by archeologists in China.

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2008-10-06 11:30:00

The latest breakthrough in a 120 year-old debate on the evolution of the bird wing was published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, October 3, by Alexander Vargas and colleagues at Yale University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

2008-06-17 15:00:13

Regarding Elliott Epstein's June 8 column, "No evolution in this debate," I believe the religion that conflicts with science is evolution. In true science, a theory is proposed to explain available evidence. Rigorous testing will expose bad theory.

2005-12-01 17:02:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An especially well-preserved specimen of Archaeopteryx shows the first known bird had feet like a dinosaur -- made not for perching but for running on the ground, scientists said on Thursday.

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2005-12-01 13:20:00

A new analysis of Archaeopteryx, the earliest known birdlike animal, shows it had feet like dinosaurs - a finding that adds weight to the belief that the birds frequenting backyard feeders today are descendants of mighty ancient carnivores.


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