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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Did Tyrannosaurus rex use its forelimbs in bird-like feathered threat displays? 


I have previously discussed the possibility that T. rex, which is now thought to have likely had feathers, could have used its relatively small forearms in a feathered display:

http://julianodea.blogspot.com.au/2013/07/did-tyrannosaurus-use-its-vestigial.html

These two videos show the kind of threat displays involving wings seen in the descendants of dinosaurs, the modern birds:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dnq9bq_JuB4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKfteGYOBAM

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Process of evolution of birds from dinosaurs 

http://blog.hmns.org/2010/05/flat-footed-reptiles-to-high-stepping-chickens/

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Monday, November 04, 2013

Interesting critique of classical ethology 

http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/biology/jbasil/documents/LehrmanQuartRevBiolCritiques1953CLASS1.pdf

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

A further reference to my idea on African lips 

http://teakdoor.com/speakers-corner/128449-racism-can-justified-i-think-so-9.html

Note the reference to human eye sensitivity to wavelengths at the blush colour.

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Friday, September 06, 2013

A Selection Model of Molecular Evolution Incorporating the Effective Population Size: Ellegren 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2008.00560.x/full

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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The Maintenance of Sex: Ronald Fisher Meets The Red Queen 

http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2148-13-174.pdf

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Monday, September 02, 2013

Deleterious mutations as stepping stones to adaptive evolution 

http://www.pnas.org/content/110/34/E3171.abstract.html?etoc

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Nimbios Intragenomic Conflict group 

http://www.nimbios.org/workinggroups/WG_genomic_conflict.html

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