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Cassowaries are big flightless birds with blue heads and dinosaur-looking feet. Until now, we didn't know what produced the iridescent colors in their feathers. Researchers have discovered both what gives cassowary feathers their glossy black shine and what the feathers of birds that lived 52 million years ago looked like. 

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Close-up of a cassowary bird's face.

A message from anthropologists

Racism and the history of inequality Read Article

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