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Extinct Caribbean bird yields DNA after 2,500 years in watery grave

Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton’s caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Iron deep within the ocean can journey 2,500 miles

Whereas many areas of the ocean are wealthy in different vitamins, they typically lack iron—a essential factor for marine life. Dissolved iron in seawater can originate from three foremost sources: mud from the environment, sediment dissolution alongside continental margins, and … Continue reading

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