Fossil Friday: A Dinosaur Feather and an Overhyped New Study on the Origin of Feathers

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Feathers, which are the most complex integumental structures known in the animal kingdom, without doubt required coordinated changes in numerous genes. Source
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Fossil Friday: Fake Amber and the Piltdown Fly

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Such simple forgeries are commonly sold to tourists in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Eastern Europe, and Eastern Asia. Source
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