Feathers evolved more than once

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Looks can deceive: crocodiles have evolved more than we think

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Let’s map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs

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Gene-edited pigs immune to swine fever

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Gene-tinkering improves maize yield

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Meet the grandparent of the Brontosaurus

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Gene drive causes collapse in captive mosquito population

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558-million-year-old fossil is oldest animal on Earth

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Cane toad genome offers hope for eventual control

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Bittersweet

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