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How Did We End Up With Proper Sniffer?
Potential direct ancestor of modern humans identified
Crab’s inland odyssey, captured in amber
Crab in 100-million-year-old amber is oldest modern-looking crab ever found
Extinct ground sloth was an omnivore, not vegetarian
Tree-dwelling mammals endured after asteroid strike destroyed forests
What to do if you find fossils or artefacts
Tracy Frank Studies Earth’s Climate through Ancient Rocks, with an Eye to Future
Organic molecule remnants in nuclei of ancient dinosaur cells
Fieldwork pieces together life at end of ‘Dinosaur Era’
School kids discover new species
UNM researcher studies ancient mammals to examine Earth’s present and future
500-million-year-old fossil represents rare discovery of ancient animal in North America
290-million-year-old ‘Shark’ with Large Petal-shaped Teeth Found in China for First Time
Newly identified mosasaur was fish-hunting monster
Peabody fossils illuminate dinosaur evolution in eastern North America
CT scan of an ancient reptile skull finds little evolutionary change over 22 million years
Sustained fast rates of evolution explain how tetrapods evolved from fish
First Giant Dinosaur Fossils from Xinjiang Hami Pterosaur Fauna Found
Researchers find ‘fearsome dragon’ that soared over outback Queensland
Scientists find ‘fearsome dragon’ that soared over outback Queensland
Researcher Collects Sediment from Natural Trap Cave to Study Past Climate Conditions
Skull of 340 million year old predatory amphibian digitally recreated
3D-printed replicas reveal swimming capabilities of ancient cephalopods
3-D printed replicas reveal swimming capabilities of ancient cephalopods
Sharp size reduction in dinosaurs that changed diet to termites
Paleonursery offers rare, detailed glimpse at life 518 million years ago
New Findings Unveil a Missing Piece of Human Prehistory
Snowed in: Research team finds Arctic was dinosaur nursery
Tiny ancient bird from China shares skull features with Tyrannosaurus rex
New Discovery Shows Tibet as Crossroads for Giant Rhino Dispersal
Barks in night lead to discovery of new species
Bridging Knowledge Gap on Evolution of Asian Monsoon During 26-16 Ma
Study Sheds Light on Population History of Northern East Asia
Dinosaur-age Fossils Provide New Insights into Origin of Flowering Plants
Egyptian fossil surprise: Fishes thrived in tropics in ancient warm period, despite high ocean temperatures
Bringing up baby: A crocodile’s changing niche
UO molecular biologist Alice Barkan is elected to AAAS
Fat-footed tyrannosaur parents could not keep up with their skinnier adolescent offspring
Scientist contributes to newly launched Second World Ocean Assessment
Scientists Discover Two New Species of Ancient, Burrowing Mammal Ancestors
New 3D exhibit by U-M Museum of Natural History offers up-close encounters with prehistoric whales
Younger Tyrannosaurus Rex bites were less ferocious than their adult counterparts
Did teenage ‘tyrants’ outcompete other dinosaurs?
Award-winning paleontologist and National Academy of Sciences member Kay Behrensmeyer to discuss our understanding of ancient life
To figure out how dinosaurs walked, start with how they didn’t
Study sheds new light on behaviour of giant carnivorous dinosaur Spinosaurus as a monstrous heron
Scientists unearth first baby tyrannosaur fossils ever found