Jaz Sutton

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How birds got their wings

Birds split from dinosaurs when their front limbs got longer and their back limbs got shorter, according to new research.<p>This change may have been …

Dinosaurs

The amazing diversity of animal life – in pictures

The vast majority of animals with which we share our planet go almost unnoticed, eclipsed by the bigger, more charismatic creatures such as the mammals, amphibians and reptiles. A book published this week – Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures by Ross Piper – seeks to redress …

Watch A Dinosaur Fly In A Wind Tunnel

A five-winged dinosaur model in a wind tunnel helps scientists understand the origins of flight.<p>The 3-foot-long <i>Microraptor</i>, one of the smallest dinosaurs in the fossil record, had feathers on its arms, legs and tail. Its odd-looking five-wing gliding setup provides clues to the earliest evolution …

Long-range forecast: sunny spell will wipe out life on Earth

Great heat will make Earth uninhabitable in 3bn years, say scientists, and journey to balmy Mars may be best escape route<p>If the end of the summer, the short, cold days, and party conference season were not enough to bring on the gloom, scientists have calculated when life on Earth must come to an …

Can a blood test detect autism? Google Ventures is betting it can

As autism grows more prevalent, early detection is crucial<p>The chances a child will receive a diagnosis of autism has increased 72 percent over the last five years, a dramatic rise that has stumped many health care experts. While there is no cure for autism, early detection and treatment in the form …