University of Quebec

  • Hands were one of the key things fish needed to evolve before moving out of the water and becoming tetrapods like us, and a new fossil study pinpoints a "missing link" in the evolutionary tree. Meet Elpistostege, from nearly 400 million years ago.
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    Detection of E. coli bacteria involves tests that typically take several hours, and must be performed in a lab. That could soon change, however, as scientists have developed a portable sensor that can do the job in 15 to 20 minutes. ​