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Fossil that fills missing evolutionary link named after University of Chicago...

Lurking in oceans, rivers and lakes around the world are tiny, ancient animals known to few people. Bryozoans, tiny marine creatures that live in...

A popular tool to trace Earth’s oxygen history can give false...

For researchers pursuing the primordial history of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere, a new study might sour some "Eureka!" moments. A contemporary tool used to...

A sub-desert savanna spread across Madrid 14 million years ago

The Central Iberian Peninsula was characterised by a very arid savanna during the middle Miocene, according to a study led by the Complutense University...

World’s Largest Dinosaur Tracks Were Discovered in the Jura Mountains

In 2009, the world's largest dinosaur tracks were discovered in the French village of Plagne, in the Jura Mountains. Since then, a series of...

Geologists uncover Antarctica’s fossil forests

During Antarctica's summer, from late November through January, UW-Milwaukee geologists Erik Gulbranson and John Isbell climbed the McIntyre Promontory's frozen slopes in the Transantarctic...

Finger and toe fossils belonged to tiny primates 45 million years...

At Northern Illinois University, Dan Gebo opens a cabinet and pulls out a drawer full of thin plastic cases filled with clear gelatin capsules....

Past mass extinctions could help scientists prevent the next one

Black rhinos, red wolves, whooping cranes: the global list of endangered species grows every year to the point where some researchers say we're witnessing...

New postcranial skeleton of ancient dolphin Albertocetus meffordum found in South...

A partial skeleton from an Oligocene dolphin species was found in South Carolina, according to a study published November 8, 2017 in the open-access...

Height and weight evolved at different speeds in the bodies of...

A wide-ranging new study of fossils spanning over four million years suggests that stature and body mass advanced at different speeds during the evolution...

Aussie snakes and lizards trace back to Asia 30 million years...

Deadly snakes are among Australia's most iconic animals. Now a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has helped explain how they...

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