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Galapagos : How Darwin’s Finches Keep Their Species Separate

The shifting songs of Darwin’s finches have given new insight into processes that shape the course of evolution, preventing newly forked branches on life’s tree from growing back together. Even though it’s biologically possible for Geospiza fortis and Geospiza scandens … Continue reading

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British team finds new life in the waters of Galapagos

By Katie Scott |27 August 2009 |Categories: Science British researchers have found several new species of life – and some that were thought to be extinct – during an in-depth study documenting some of the world’s rarest and most fragile coral … Continue reading

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Galapagos – Hiking, Horses & Helicopters: Scientists Launch NSF Study of Sierra Negra

NSF funds interdisciplinary study of seismology, geodesy and volcanology on Isla Isabela in the Galápagos Islands Miami, Fla. — An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Miami (UM), University of Rochester, University of Idaho-Moscow and the Instituto Geofísico, … Continue reading

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How the turtle’s shell evolved

A newly discovered fossil from China has shed light on how the turtle’s shell evolved (Go To Source)BBC News  The 220 million-year-old find, described in Nature journal, shows that the turtle’s breast plate developed earlier than the rest of its … Continue reading

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