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Slower evolution and climate change drove ichthyosaurs to extinction

Ichthyosaurs -- shark-like marine reptiles from the time of dinosaurs -- were driven to extinction by intense climate change and their own failure to...

A look into the evolution of the eye

A team of researchers, among them a zoologist from the University of Cologne, has succeeded in reconstructing a 160 million year old compound eye...

Plate tectonics may have driven the evolution of life on Earth

When Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution by natural selection in 1859, the world hadn't even heard of plate tectonics. The notion that...

Ancient ‘genomic parasites’ spurred evolution of pregnancy in mammals

An international team of scientists has identified large-scale genetic changes that marked the evolution of pregnancy in mammals. They found thousands of genes that evolved...

Fossil find sheds new light on evolution of reptiles

A lucky find by a young boy on a Prince Edward Island beach has revealed important information about the early evolution of reptiles, according...

Evolution: Rock sponges split up

A study led by researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich throws new light on the evolution of the so-called rock sponges, and reveals that...

Tree Resin Captures Evolution of Feathers On Dinosaurs and Birds

Secrets from the age of the dinosaurs are usually revealed by fossilized bones, but a University of Alberta research team has turned up a...

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