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Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Found
Fossilized Dinosaur Brain Found
Joshua A. Krisch | Oct 31, 2016
Prehistoric soft tissue can be hard to come by. The preserved remains of dinosaur brains have long remained elusive—until now.
A Tiny Missing Link?
A Tiny Missing Link?
Bob Grant | Nov 2, 2015
The common ancestor of all apes, including great apes and humans, may have been not-so-great in stature.
Enamel’s Origins
Enamel’s Origins
Karen Zusi | Sep 25, 2015
Fossil and genetic evidence indicates tooth enamel originated in the scales of ancient fish.
Ancient Reproduction
Ancient Reproduction
Kerry Grens | Aug 5, 2015
Deep-sea rangeomorphs that lived more than 540 million years ago used two methods of reproduction, according to a study of fossils.
Four-legged Snake Fossil Found
Four-legged Snake Fossil Found
Bob Grant | Jul 27, 2015
Researchers discover an unprecedented paleontological relic that may just rewrite the book on snake evolution.
“Feathered Poodle From Hell” Dino Found
“Feathered Poodle From Hell” Dino Found
Kerry Grens | Jul 20, 2015
A newly discovered relative of Velociraptor had abundant plumage and birdlike wings.  
Scientific Publishing, 1665
Scientific Publishing, 1665
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2015
Henry Oldenburg founded Philosophical Transactions to share scholarly news from the “Ingenious in many considerable parts of the World.”
Fossil Traces Human Migration Out of Africa
Fossil Traces Human Migration Out of Africa
Bob Grant | Jan 28, 2015
Scientists uncover early evidence of modern man’s movements from Africa into Europe—and of potential human-Neanderthal interbreeding.
Sizable Winged Dinosaur Found
Sizable Winged Dinosaur Found
Tracy Vence | Jul 17, 2014
Analysis of an approximately 125 million-year-old fossil found in China creates a new upper limit for microraptor size.
Jurassic Parasites
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 1, 2012
Fossilized fleas dating as far back as 165 million years provide clues of early flea evolution.