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Egg mythbuster: Why some eggs are pear shaped
Guillemot eggs are widely considered one of the most beautiful and extraordinary eggs in the bird world. Now Professor Tim Birkhead has debunked a centuries-old myth about why they have such a peculiar shape.Full story>
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Learn how whole organisms work and how they interact with their environments – from evolution, genetics and reproduction to ecology, sustainability and climate change.Full story>
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