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Early bird wings preserved in Burmese amber

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Thousands of remarkable fossil birds from the time of the dinosaurs have been uncovered in China. However, most of these fossils are flattened in the rock, even though they commonly preserve fossils. Read More
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Early arrival gives bluebirds an edge in keeping nest sites

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Finders, keepers: Mountain Bluebirds are more likely to defend nest cavities against competition from other birds such as swallows if they get there first, but climate change may disrupt the migratory timing that lets them beat their rivals to the punch, according to new research. Read More
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Early farmers from across Europe were direct descendants of Aegeans

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Paleogeneticists have shown that early farmers from across Europe have an almost unbroken trail of ancestry leading back to the Aegean. Read More
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Ice age bison fossils shed light on early human migrations in North America

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Scientists using evidence from bison fossils have determined when an ice-free corridor opened up along the Rocky Mountains during the late Pleistocene. The corridor has been considered a potential route for human and animal migrations between the far north (Alaska and Yukon) and the rest of North America, but when and how it was used has long been uncertain. Read More
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Early use of 'hurricane hunter' data improves hurricane intensity predictions

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Data collected via airplane when a hurricane is developing can improve hurricane intensity predictions by up to 15 percent, according to researchers who have been working to put the new technique into practice. Read More
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Atmosphere of Early Earth May Have Been Half As Thick As Today

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Bubbles in ancient Australian lava reveal that the early Earth's atmosphere might have been half as thick as it is today, scientists say. Read More
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As exposure to chemical rises, so does risk of ending breastfeeding early

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — In a new study of hundreds of Cincinnati moms, higher levels of exposure to the common industrial chemical PFOA were linked to a greater likelihood of ending breastfeeding by three months. Read More
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Early Earth's air weighed less than half of today's atmosphere

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http://www.enn.com — The idea that the young Earth had a thicker atmosphere turns out to be wrong. New research from the University of Washington uses bubbles trapped in 2.7 billion-year-old rocks to show that air at that time exerted at most half the pressure of today’s atmosphere. Read More
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Early Earth's air weighed less than half of today's atmosphere

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Bubbles trapped in ancient lava shows the early Earth did not have a thicker atmosphere -- the air pressure 2.7 billion years ago was at most half of today's. Read More
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Eye Scan May Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

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http://feedproxy.google.com — An eye-scan technique may detect the early signs of Alzheimer's disease, before major symptoms appear, a new report says. Read More
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Elon Musk Will Launch Private Missions to Mars as Early as 2018

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http://feedproxy.google.com — SpaceX aims to launch a private mission to Mars as early as 2018 using its Dragon spacecraft. The announcement, unveiled Wednesday April 27, puts a target on the Red Planet. Read More
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