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Prehistoric fish’s genome may show how fins turned to feet

By | Apr 19, 2013

Dinosaurs themselves may no longer roam the earth, but many of their relatives are still around today as birds, including birds and members of the Crocodilia family. Fish from the order Coelacanthiformes were thought to have gone extinct during the mass event that wiped out the dinosaurs until one was caught in the 1930s. Since…

Naming contests bring readers closer to science

By | Mar 27, 2013

March Madness marks the time of year where pretty much everything is turned into a bracket. Southern California Public Radio, for example, crafted a competition among 32 public radio stations, including popular shows such as Talk of the Nation, Car Talk, and two personal favorites of mine, Radiolab and Science Friday. Radiolab itself is currently…