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Did Inbreeding Drive Woolly Mammoths To Extinction?
2014-03-26 09:19:04

Much of what we know about the Mammoth may be challenged after new research from a Dutch team has found evidence that the massive mammal may have driven itself to extinction due to inbreeding.

Study Reveals First Ever Images Of Early Tetrapod Backbone And How It Helped In Land Evolution
2013-01-14 08:07:38

Using high-energy X-rays and a new data extraction protocol, an international consortium of scientists have for the first time rendered a 3D model of a prehistoric tetrapod backbone.

Aquatic Eel Fossil Has Human-like Spine Morphology
2012-05-23 04:48:16

Surprise discovery contradicts theories about anatomy exclusive to land animals

2012-04-25 07:43:21

Here's an anatomical packing list for making that historic trip from water to land circa 370 million years ago

2011-10-14 09:10:38

Why don't our arms grow from the middle of our bodies?

2011-05-06 13:52:43

As a rule all mammals have the same number of vertebrae in their necks regardless of whether they are a giraffe, a mouse, or a human.

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2010-10-19 06:15:00

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge in England gives insight into how sloths, one of the few mammals with more than seven neck vertebrae, evolved their uniquely long necks.

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2010-04-27 12:15:00

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia researchers reveal process of making ribs.

2008-09-27 00:00:26

A 51-year-old actor seriously hurt before a performance of the Broadway musical, "The Little Mermaid," reportedly is suing Disney, his employer at the time.

2008-07-10 03:00:31

Stroud jockey Jason Maguire has sustained multiple injuries in a fall during a race. He fractured his sternum, broke two ribs and punctured a lung in the incident at Market Rasen on Sunday. Maguire, who was taken to Lincoln Hospital, said it was unclear how long he would be out of action.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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