Monthly Archives: July 2015

Ee Eez DHeDH!

The first words, apparently, spoken by Omar Sharif in a Western film: “He Is Dead” …after first emerging ominously from the famous mirage scene in Lawrence of Arabia, and then shooting some bloke he’d never met before for what might, … Continue reading

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Sparrows had parrots’ feet

It’s a measure of how unreliable family trees are when they’re calculated using just bone shapes, that the method never revealed that the parrot and sparrow groups were sisters. Gerald Mayr’s new paper on the two groups and their feet, … Continue reading

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