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Bats And Dolphins Have Genetic Similarities
2013-09-05 04:58:11

Convergent evolution – the evolution of similar traits in drastically different types of creatures – is widespread not just at the physical level but also at the genetic level, according to new research published in this week’s edition of the journal Nature.

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2011-03-05 10:35:00

A new website that explains why humans have the same type of eye as an octopus has been launched by a team of scientists at Cambridge University.

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2008-09-08 09:49:49

Echolocation may have evolved more than once in bats, according to new research from the University of Bristol published last week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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