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Wikinews attends Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas

Wikinews attended the sixth annual Mini Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas, United States. Similar to a giant science fair, the event featured a variety of science, engineering and technology projects and items.

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Scientific study suggests dinosaurs flapped their wings as they ran

In findings published on Thursday in PLoS Computational Biology, scientists from two universities in China reported bird flight may have evolved from wing-flapping by running dinosaurs. These findings support flight could have evolved up from the ground, in contrast to models in which active flapping flight evolved after gliding.

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Students compete in second international Neurosurgery Olympiad in Tyumen, Russia

The second International Student Olympiad in Neurosurgery for the prize of the Governor of Tyumen Oblast, Russia took place in the first week of April at the Federal Center for Neurosurgery in Tyumen. The competition was attended by 46 people from cities within Russia as well as from Aktobe, Kazakhstan. Wikinews attended the event, and talked to some of those involved.

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Holy Headdress of Christ carried in procession through streets of Cahors, France

As part of the celebration of 900 years of the Cahors Cathedral in Cahors, France, celebration ongoing through April, a precious relic was carried in procession through the streets of the city on Saturday, April 27: the Holy Headdress of Christ.

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US Department of Justice investigating Ford over emissions testing problems

Ford Motor Company announced the United States Department of Justice was performing a criminal investigation of Ford's internal emission testing practices. Ford said the criminal investigation started after Ford voluntarily disclosed the matter to the federal government.

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