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Evolution: taking wing with weak feathers.
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PMID:  23218012     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Scientists long thought they knew what the wings of early birds looked like. But new reconstructions of Archaeopteryx and its kin suggest quite different feather arrangements on their wings with profound implications for the evolution of flight.
Xing Xu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current biology : CB     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1879-0445     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Biol.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-12-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9107782     Medline TA:  Curr Biol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  R992-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleonanthropology, Key Laboratory of Evolutionary Systematics of Vertebrates, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 142 Xiwai Street, Beijing, 100044, China. Electronic address:
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