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"Cope's Rule" Put to the Test



    For a refreshingly accurate and readable news account of University of 
Chicago paleontologist Dr. David Jablonski's 
10-year study testing (and disproving) the validiy of  "Cope's rule"  ("the 
body size of organisms in a particular evolutionary 
lineage tends to increase over the long run"), see "The Evolution of Size" at 

        http://www.nando.net/newsroom/ntn/health/012197/health27_25404.html

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