The Forward March of the Bird-Dinosaurs Halted?

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Science  24 Oct 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5338, pp. 596-597
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5338.596

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Birds are dinosaurs, according to conventional wisdom. However, a report in this week's issue suggests this is not the case. In his Perspective, Hinchliffe discusses the controversial evolutionary origin of birds.