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Newly discovered rare dinosaur embryos show sauropods had rhino-like horns – Mirage News

An incredibly rare dinosaur embryo discovered perfectly preserved inside its egg has shown scientists new details of the development and appearance of…

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These Tiny, Little-Winged Dinosaurs Were Probably Worse at Flying Than Chickens – ScienceAlert

The discovery of two small dinosaurs with bat-like wings a few years ago was a palaeontologist’s dream. Just how flight evolved in birds is something we’re still…

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The discovery of two small dinosaurs with bat-like wings a few years ago was a palaeontologist’s dream. Just how flight evolved in birds is something we’re still trying to nail down, and looking at this early evolution of bat-like wings in dinosaurs could give us a clue.  
But a team of researchers has now pointed out that just because you have wings, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re actually any good at flying.
Yi qi and Ambopteryx longibrachiumare two species of theropod dinosaurs that lived…

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Research uncovers SARS-CoV-2 viral traits critical for the virus in human airways – News-Medical.Net

A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in October 2020 reports the discovery of important viral genomic features that are crucial to its replication…

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Across the world, scientists are working frantically to develop effective therapies and vaccines against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.
A new study published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in October 2020 reports the discovery of important viral genomic features that are crucial to its replication in the human airway cells, and its enhancing mutations which increase the rate of replication and determine its target cells.
This discovery suggests that SARS-CoV-2’s…

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Andrews support strong, but Liberal leader floundering: poll – The Age

Only 15 per cent of those polled approved of Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien’s performance during the pandemic.

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The poll found opinion was divided on how the state government overall had handled the pandemic in Victoria. Of the 858 Victorians surveyed, 49 per cent were satisfied and 40 per cent dissatisfied.
Labor voters were significantly more likely to be happy with the state government’s response (73 per cent were satisfied, compared with 29 per cent of Coalition voters and 56 per cent of Greens voters).
People living in the regions, women and those on JobKeeper or JobSeeker were also more likely to be…

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