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Group 18: Genes of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction

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Group 19: Genomic Signature of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction

References: Berv, J. S., & Field, D. J. (2017, July 13). Genomic Signature of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction. Retrieved October 27, 2017, from https://academic.oup.com/sysbio/article/doi/10.1093/sysbio/syx064/3960267/Genomic-Signature-of-an-Avian-Lilliput-Effect Leonard, P. (2017, September 20). That Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs? It … Continue reading

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Group 17: Estimating the Age of Crown Birds’ MRCA

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The Avian Lilliput Effect (Group 20)

The Lilliput Effect is a theory that explains why species significantly decrease in size following mass extinctions. This video goes through the methodology towards proving this hypothesis and the results that were obtained.  

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