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Some of the people running those farms came from so many generations that they could point to the sites of their forebears’ land-working going back over four centuries.A Wrinkle in Nature Could Lead to Alien Life - Issue 99: Universality|Caleb Scharf|April 21, 2021|Nautilus
Dubbed xenobots after their animal forebear, they could move independently, push objects, and even team up to create swarms.Xenobots 2.0: These Living Robots Self-Assemble From Frog Skin Cells|Edd Gent|April 2, 2021|Singularity Hub
In my research as a historian of medicine, I’ve seen again and again the many ways our current pandemic has mirrored the one experienced by our forebears a century ago.
It’s been said that every movie eventually becomes a documentary, if only to show succeeding generations the ways their forebears behaved, what they valued and how they thought about life.Jessica Walter and George Segal personified a time when movies grew up|Ann Hornaday|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
The lamprey is one of a handful of animals that exist on the boundary between vertebrates and our invertebrate forebears.These fossilized lamprey hatchlings disprove an age-old evolutionary theory|Philip Kiefer|March 11, 2021|Popular-Science
I think they could learn something from their pioneering forebear.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The results are in and Homo habilis, our primate forebear, has won another round.The Top 10 Diets of 2013 Are All Useless (Except to Book Publishers)|Kent Sepkowitz|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The forebear surely would have been horrified that the alleged perpetrator of the resulting slaughter was of his own blood.Colorado Shooter James Holmes’s Family History Goes Back to the Mayflower|Michael Daly|July 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hills star Lauren Conrad just published her first novel but is it worthy of her literary forebear Joseph Conrad?
The shield and helmet of one of Brittanys dukes of the Montfort line, Annes immediate forebear, adorn the gable of the main faade.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
"I didn't wait to get an umbrella," Missy couldn't forebear commenting, slightly slurring the truth.Missy|Dana Gatlin
Many other reasons and facts we might mention, but we forebear.
He remembered the repeated injunctions of his great forebear who had lived and died in the Susan Road beside the gasworks.The Prophet of Berkeley Square|Robert Hichens
Papers there record that my forebear, Cyril Spink, had his doubts at the time.Operation Earthworm|Joe Archibald