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ScienceDaily: Fossils & Ruins News

True identity of imposter 'pigs' on 17th century map overturns early colonial history of Barbados Bedbugs evolved more than 100 million years ago Evolution in the gut

True identity of imposter 'pigs' on 17th century map overturns early colonial history of Barbados

Posted: 16 May 2019 10:17 AM PDT

Which came first, the pigs or the pioneers? In Barbados, that has been a historical mystery ever since the first English colonists arrived in 1627 to encounter what they thought was a herd of wild European pigs. Research is shedding new light on the mystery and the altering of New World environments.

Bedbugs evolved more than 100 million years ago

Posted: 16 May 2019 08:46 AM PDT

Bedbugs -- some of the most unwanted human bed-mates -- have been parasitic companions with other species aside from humans for more than 100 million years, walking the earth at the same time as dinosaurs.

Evolution in the gut

Posted: 16 May 2019 07:14 AM PDT

Evolution and dietary habits interact and determine the composition of bacteria in the digestive tract. Many microorganisms in the intestine seem to have developed in sync with their host animals over millions of years.

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