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Fossils and molecular genetics are just some of the tools researchers have used to answer questions about the history of the human species
How to condense a 10,000 year cooking time into 24 hours.
1.6 billion years of flora
These mysterious creatures exist today more or less unevolved from the forms they had hundreds of millions of years ago
Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record
Tracking the Cambrian Explosion, when the oceans first filled with complex animal life.
Tomographic analysis of a fossilized fish reveals the oldest brain fossil yet
A building contractor's fascination with ancient shells is unique and contagious.
Thanks to particle accelerators, paleontologists can now don the best X-ray specs in the world
Now that “Ida” is a star, a look at some other famously transitional stars of the fossil record
Want to see history? You could go to a museum--or you could go to the zoo and check out these animals that haven't changed for tens of millions of years.
Plus, the out-of-Asia theory for big cats and Ice Age animals
A large Mongolian dinosaur fossil, subject of a legal battle last year, is now finally free to return to its home country. How will it get there?
Don't smash up ancient fossils (and other manners you should mind).
A California high school student discovered the 6-foot-long baby Parasaurolophus fossil, nicknamed Joe.
A paleontologist walks us through the details of the case.
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory