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Oldest Sequenced Genome Sheds Light on Horse Evolution


Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, scientists, study, horse, evolution, suspension, gallop )

Giana
- 1127 days ago - news.yahoo.com
When a horse gallops, there is a moment when all its feet leave the ground -- the moment of suspension. Scientists digging for fossils in the permafrost of Canada's Yukon Territory happened across a different moment of suspension: a 700,000-year-old bone.



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Mike and Janis B. (7)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 2:02 pm
Fascinating
 

paula eaton (30)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 8:12 pm
Thanks. Horses are amazing animals.
 

june t. (66)
Thursday June 27, 2013, 11:08 pm
I've always been interested in the wild horses
 

Tim C. (2437)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:28 am
ty
 

Ruth C. (149)
Friday June 28, 2013, 10:43 am
Please, stop killing Horses!
 

Birgit W. (156)
Friday June 28, 2013, 4:23 pm
Thanks.
 

Winn Adams (202)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 6:49 am
Interesting . . . .
 

natasha on holidays (710)
Saturday June 29, 2013, 11:10 pm
A pity this fascinating news can't keep our magnificent horses from being slaughtered 4 someone's dinner. thanks Giana
 

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday July 5, 2013, 6:47 pm
Cool!
 
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