The climate-driven mass extinction no one had seen before now
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The climate-driven mass extinction no one had seen before now

Fossils from the key groups that were used to reveal the Eocene–Oligocene extinction in Africa. Primate fossils on the left; carnivorous Hyaenodont,
Traces of Dinosaur DNA May Still Exist in 125 Million-Year-Old Bones, Scientists Say
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Traces of Dinosaur DNA May Still Exist in 125 Million-Year-Old Bones, Scientists Say

In the 125-million-year-old fossils of dinosaurs discovered in China, DNA remnants may be found. If these microscopic structures were indeed DNA, it
These 125 million-year-old fossils may hold dinosaur DNA
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These 125 million-year-old fossils may hold dinosaur DNA

This artistic reconstruction shows Jehol Biota as well as the preserved specimen of Caudipteryx found there. (Image credit: ZHENG Qiuyang) In the
Incredibly Ancient Tardigrade From 16 Million Years Ago Is Like a Ghost Across Time
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Incredibly Ancient Tardigrade From 16 Million Years Ago Is Like a Ghost Across Time

The fossilized tardigrade, found in Dominican Amber, is a rare branch in the family tree of these strangely indestructible beasties. This specimen
Tardigrade trapped in amber is a never-before-seen species
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Tardigrade trapped in amber is a never-before-seen species

Scientists have discovered a rare fossil that was suspended in amber 16 million years old. It is a species of tardigrade that has never been seen
Researchers describe new tardigrade fossil found in 16 million year old Domincan amber
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Researchers describe new tardigrade fossil found in 16 million year old Domincan amber

Paradoryphoribius chronocaribbeus Gen. et. Sp. nov. in the mosses. Credit: Holly Sullivan created the original art The charismatic group of
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Researchers describe new tardigrade fossil found in 16 million year old Domincan amber

Paradoryphoribius chronocaribbeus Gen. et. Sp. nov. in the mosses. Credit: Holly Sullivan created the original art The charismatic group of
These Mysterious Animal Burrows Seem to Pre-Date Animals. We Finally Know How
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These Mysterious Animal Burrows Seem to Pre-Date Animals. We Finally Know How

Scientists have solved a geological puzzle that has been brewing for 50 years: The mystery of ancient animal tracks dating back to a time before
Ancient marsupial 'junk DNA' might be useful after all
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Ancient marsupial 'junk DNA' might be useful after all

The DNA of the Tasmanian Devils was one of 13 marsupials that were tested for evidence of viral fossils. Credit: Shutterstock The genomes of all
Newly identified mosasaur was fish-hunting monster
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Newly identified mosasaur was fish-hunting monster

Smoky Hill Chalk Member in western Kansas is home to a fossil-rich area where a new species was discovered. Credit: Takuya Konishi Researchers from