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Scientists make new discovery about bird evolution

In a new paper published in National Science Review, a team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, the Shandong Tianyu...

Ancient fossil reveals the evolution of bird legs for the first...

Researchers from the UK and China have found that living birds have a more crouched leg posture than their ancestors, who are generally thought...

Fossil discovery rewrites understanding of reproductive evolution

A remarkable 250 million-year-old "terrible-headed lizard" fossil found in China shows an embryo inside the mother -- clear evidence for live birth. Head of The...

Chimpanzee feet allow scientists a new grasp on human foot evolution

An investigation into the evolution of human walking by looking at how chimpanzees walk on two legs is the subject of a new research...

Low level of oxygen in Earth’s middle ages delayed evolution for...

A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth's middle ages held back evolution for 2 billion years, raising fresh questions about the origins of...

Scientists map the genetic evolution of dinoflagellates for the first time

A group scientists have used new genetic sequencing data to understand how an ancient organism that lived alongside the dinosaurs has evolved over millions...

How to be winner in the game of evolution

A new study by University of Arizona biologists helps explain why different groups of animals differ dramatically in their number of species, and how...

New study finds evolution of brain and tooth size were not...

A new study from the George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (CASHP) found that whereas brain size evolved at...

New study describes 200 million years of geological evolution

200 million years of geological evolution of a fault in Earth's crust has recently been dated. Published in Nature Communications, these new findings may...

Autism and human evolutionary success

A subtle change occurred in our evolutionary history 100,000 years ago which allowed people who thought and behaved differently - such as individuals with...

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