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This ancient ‘mothership’ used probing ‘fingers’ to scrape the ocean floor for prey
The newly reported species might have used its giant carapace and fingerlike claws to scour the seafloor.
Meet the cat-sized mammals that thrived after the dinosaurs died
Three newly discovered fossil mammals hint at a bustling post-dinosaur world.
This fossil isn’t a hummingbird-sized dinosaur, but an unusual lizard
The skulls were preserved and distorted by amber.
Can a hunter outrun an antelope? This ultra-marathoner is finding out.
Chasing down pronghorn on the open prairie is about a lot more than just winning the race.
Burnt bread shows that our ancestors were baking 4,000 years before agriculture
Charred flatbread found in a fireplace dates back to 14,400 years ago.
Why we still haven’t figured out what Stonehenge was for
What do we actually know about ancient astronomy?
Neolithic women were probably a lot stronger than you
New research suggests we've been looking at their bones all wrong.
New Species On Human Family Tree Discovered In Ancient Mass Grave
Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record
World’s Oldest Fossils Show Sulfur-Based Microbes Lived 3.4 Billion Years Ago, Presenting a New Target for Astrobiology
Could sulfur-based microbes live on Mars?
Crocodile-like Reptiles Lived in the Arctic 55 Million Years Ago. Could it Happen Again?
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