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    Mystery of mole's second thumb solved

    Scientists have discovered how one of the world's best diggers got its "extra thumb".

    Comparing the mole's digits with those of its close relative, the researchers looked for molecular clues to the anatomical oddity.

    The results show that the mole's second thumb is not a real digit but starts out as a wrist bone, the scientists report in Biology Letters.

    The extra appendage helps propel the mole through its subterranean world.

    BBC News - Mystery of mole's second thumb solved
     
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    Speechless...

    But I'm fascinated by the "ads by google" red banner items that pops up for this nugget..

    Ads by Google Political Science Religion Mole Signs Mole Extermination Mole Control

    I understand the last 2 -- But Mole Signs? Do these work?
     
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    More science dollars hard at work.
     
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    That has always been on the top of my want to know list...............:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Interesting, I don't get those banners. Must be my browser and add-ons...........:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Wow folks! Only three responses??!! This is breaking news, it'll change the world as we know it!!
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