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Mike Shanahan's Blog – March 2012 Archive (1)

The humbling history of the tiny wasps that upset a Jurassic Park/Noah’s Ark narrative

It’s the land that time forgot, a remote island whose strange life forms have survived in splendid isolation since the time of the dinosaurs. Or is it? Because while biologists have long thought this, geologists disagree. Now, genetics detectives may have closed the case with a study of tiny wasps. Their findings are a reminder that we are just part of a much bigger picture and of a story that never ends.…

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Added by Mike Shanahan on March 2, 2012 at 11:25 — No Comments

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