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Microbes played a significant role in human evolution study

Microbes played a significant role in human evolution, study says

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Human children remain dependent on their parents far longer than other animals, and elderly people live a comparably long time after their reproductive cycles have come to an end. What...

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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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