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Reef fish arrived in two waves

( —The world's reefs are hotbeds of biological diversity, including over 4,500 species of fish. A new study shows that the ancestors of these fish colonized reefs in two distinct waves, before and after the mass ...

dateApr 10, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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When dinosaurs flew

( —A team of paleontologists affiliated with USC Dornsife and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has determined that birds were capable of modern flight patterns much earlier than previously suspected—at ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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