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Study: Bird Brains Similar To Human Brains

According to a recent study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the brains of all vertebrates – including mammals, birds, and reptiles – have important similarities.


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Birds Hit Vice President’s Plane While Landing

Officials say birds struck Vice President Joe Biden’s plane as it was landing Thursday night at Santa Barbara Airport in California. Nobody was injured.