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  • Even just two years ago, Alley would have said something was still wrong in miocene, but today it looks better.

    2009 December | Serendipity

  • So, two years ago, miocene anomalies looked important, now not so clear, it looks like CO2 and temperature do track.

    2009 December | Serendipity

  • The upper miocene evaporite basins in the Mediterranean region: A study in paleo-oceanography.

    Biological diversity in the Irano-Anatolian

  • ‘Homo sapiens’ pliocene or miocene, or yet more ancient?


  • Be that as it may, the learned professor's article concluded, this evolutionary resurrection of a miocene newt cannot fail to fill us all with as much reverence as astonishment at the Genius of Evolution on our planet which is clearly still far from ending its creative task.

    The War with the Newts

  • Just on a single small island, with an isolated lake, is where the miocene newt survived - albeit at the price of its evolution coming to a halt.

    The War with the Newts

  • Could it be that this change of environment gave this miocene newt a powerful new evolutionary impulse?

    The War with the Newts

  • Could there have been some development in this area in the miocene period which was unfavourable for newts?

    The War with the Newts

  • Had there been a change of some sort in this ancient newt that brought biological advantages so that this rare vestige from the miocene period was given a new and remarkably effective period of existence?

    The War with the Newts

  • Andrias will have thrown itself into its development with so much miocene vigour and enthusiasm, so much élan vital!

    The War with the Newts


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