Day 4 and the last day at SVP. After this, we will return to our regularly scheduled sorts of posts.Another day of talks and poster sessions, the last chance to meet friends and colleagues and discuss what you’ve heard and what people are doing. 1,891 more words
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(Huffington Post Science)
Although it has long been debated whether the proto-bird Archaeopteryx was able to actually fly or merely evolving toward that ability, to date nobody had yet seriously suggested that it could have been instead in the midst of losing its ability to fly. 87 more words
Was archaeopteryx really evolving away from flight? Here’s summary of the latest theory on the early bird’s flight pattern.