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Feathered friends: researchers unveil bird 'family tree'

Published on: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:12:55 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have unveiled the most comprehensive bird 'family tree' ever devised, using genetic data from 48 species to trace how modern bird lineages arose and flourished after the mass extinction that killed off the dinosaurs.

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