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Birds Evolution

REVEALED: Why Feathers First Evolved

| Tim Wogan | Posted 07.06.2014 | Science

The bladed, quill-like feathers of modern birds are essential for flight, and over millions of years they have become highly specialized for this purp...

The Occasional Evolutionist (Part 1)

Ann Reid | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science
Ann Reid

Isolation, challenging environment, the allure of a biological blank slate -- what's not to love? I found it impossible to explore Heron Island in Australia without coming up against evolutionary questions at every turn.