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Early penguin fossils, plus mitochondrial genomes, calibrate avian evolution.
Testing models of macroevolution, and especially the sufficiency of microevolutionary processes, requires good collaboration between molecular biologists and paleontologists. We report such a testExpand
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Reminiscence therapy for dementia.
BACKGROUND Reminiscence Therapy (RT) involves the discussion of past activities, events and experiences with another person or group of people, usually with the aid of tangible prompts such asExpand
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Estimating the Rock Volume Bias in Paleobiodiversity Studies
To interpret changes in biodiversity through geological time, it is necessary first to correct for biases in sampling effort related to variations in the exposure of rocks and recovery of fossilsExpand
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Antiviral medications for preventing cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients.
BACKGROUND The risk of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in solid organ transplant recipients has resulted in the frequent use of prophylaxis with the aim of preventing the clinical syndrome associatedExpand
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Use of a screening questionnaire for post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on a sample of UK ICU patients
Background: Although rates vary across studies, research in recent years shows that prevalence of post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following intensive care unit (ICU) can be high. Presently noExpand
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Miocene waterfowl and other birds from central Otago, New Zealand
Synopsis Abundant fossil bird bones from the lower Bannockburn Formation, Manuherikia Group, an Early‐Middle Miocene lacustrine deposit, 16–19 Ma, from Otago in New Zealand, reveal the “St BathansExpand
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New Fossil Penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes) from the Oligocene of New Zealand Reveal the Skeletal Plan of Stem Penguins
ABSTRACT Three skeletons collected from the late Oligocene Kokoamu Greensand of New Zealand are among the most complete Paleogene penguins known. These specimens, described here as Kairuku waitaki,Expand
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Miocene mammal reveals a Mesozoic ghost lineage on insular New Zealand, southwest Pacific
New Zealand (NZ) has long been upheld as the archetypical example of a land where the biota evolved without nonvolant terrestrial mammals. Their absence before human arrival is mysterious, because NZExpand
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Completeness of the fossil record: Estimating losses due to small body size
Size bias in the fossil record limits its use for interpreting patterns of past biodiversity and ecological change. Using comparative size frequency distributions of exceptionally good regionalExpand
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