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This mouth of razors is unique among mosasaurs, and even within the entirety of the tetrapod lineage, mostly landlubbing vertebrates that include amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
THIS ANCIENT SEA REPTILE HAD A SLICING BITE LIKE NO OTHERJAKE BUEHLERFEBRUARY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Mehta placed himself in the lineage of blind writers such as Homer and Milton, although some critics accused him of playing tricks on readers by failing to disclose his sightlessness.
VED MEHTA, WHOSE MONUMENTAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY EXPLORED LIFE IN INDIA, DIES AT 86HARRISON SMITHJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Michelle Trostler, a San Diego-based genetic genealogist who reviewed Portugal’s test results and lineage at VOSD’s request, said there’s “very little doubt” that Vandenberg is her biological father.
DNA TESTING IS UNEARTHING LOCAL FERTILITY FRAUD CASESJARED WHITLOCKJANUARY 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Evolution is change—change in the make-up of a lineage over time.
OVER TIME, BUDDHISM AND SCIENCE AGREE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGDAVID P. BARASHDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
The figure of Frank “Boss” Hague situates DeGise within a political lineage of Democratic machine politics that have dominated New Jersey for over a century.
NEW JERSEY’S UNIQUE POLITICAL CONTOURS MAKE CHALLENGING IMMIGRANT DETENTION HARDMARY RIZZO, WHITNEY STRUBDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In August, Kruijssen’s group published a merger lineage of the Milky Way and the dwarf galaxies that formed it.
THE NEW HISTORY OF THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODDECEMBER 15, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
In the other model, differences in species emerge in stages as a lineage cracks open opportunities available to it, which means that the rate of speciation can both rise and fall over time.
NEW FISH DATA REVEAL HOW EVOLUTIONARY BURSTS CREATE SPECIESELENA RENKENDECEMBER 1, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
To find out whether brown dog ticks’ preference of host depends on temperature, Backus and her colleagues captured babies and adults of two genetically distinct groups, or lineages, of the species Rhipicephalus sanguineus.
DOG TICKS MAY GET MORE OF A TASTE FOR HUMAN BLOOD AS THE CLIMATE CHANGESAAYUSHI PRATAPNOVEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Mysterious, now-extinct members of the human lineage called Denisovans lived at the roof of the world for possibly 100,000 years or more.
THE FIRST DENISOVAN DNA OUTSIDE SIBERIA UNVEILS A LONG STINT ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLDBRUCE BOWEROCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The study “gives a broad overview on the relationships between tooth, jaw and body size in an important number of lamniform fossil lineages,” says Humberto Férron, a paleobiologist at the University of Bristol in England.
CANNIBALISM IN THE WOMB MAY HAVE HELPED MEGALODON SHARKS BECOME GIANTSCAROLYN GRAMLINGOCTOBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS

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