Evolution

This new study suggests that a single domestication event of modern dogs from a population of gray wolves occurred between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.
10:20am
7.19.2017
Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered that due to the massive size and weight of the dinosaur the T. rex’s leg bones would have buckled...
8:00am
7.19.2017
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Little is known about the origin and early evolution of the Notosuchia, hitherto unknown in the Jurassic period.
by PeerJ
2:09pm
7.17.2017
These fossils all occur in sedimentary rocks -- chert -- in what was once shallow water.
by Penn State
8:57am
7.14.2017
An exceptionally-preserved fossil from the Alps in eastern Switzerland has revealed the best look so far at an armoured reptile from the Middle Triassic.
by University Of Oxford
9:32am
6.30.2017
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Egyptologists from the University of Basel have reexamined an artificial wooden big toe.
by University Of Basel
10:12am
6.27.2017
A closer look at a ancient fossil has scientists rethinking the evolution of fish.
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11:15am
6.23.2017
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DNA found at archaeological sites reveals that the origins of our domestic cat are in the Near East and ancient Egypt.
by Ku Leuven
10:45am
6.23.2017
Researchers are using skeletal evidence to shed light on the migration patterns that led to the Roman Republic conquering most of the Mediterranean world.
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3:23pm
6.20.2017
A team of archaeologists have shed light on the ancient human’s transition into modern humans.
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3:24pm
6.14.2017
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Scientists are closer to unraveling the mystery of how the glass eel larvae know when and where to "hop off" the Gulf Stream.
by University Of Miami Rosenstiel School Of Marine & Atmospheric Science
4:07pm
6.12.2017
The effect might underlie the ability of fish to swim at widely varying speeds in all kinds of currents with great maneuverability.
by Brown University
1:04pm
6.8.2017
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The discovery of uncovered fossil bones has pushed the date of the first ancient Homo sapiens back another 100,000 years.
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10:38am
6.8.2017
Researchers have discovered a third species of flying squirrel inhabiting the Pacific Coast.
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3:32pm
6.7.2017
New research reveals that a species of giant elephant that lived 1.5 million to 100,000 years ago is closely related to today's African forest elephant.
by University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
10:16am
6.6.2017
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Earth’s earliest primates dwelled in treetops, not on the ground, according to an analysis of a 62-million-year-old partial skeleton.
by New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs
9:38am
6.2.2017
Species showing faster rates of genetic differentiation between populations are more likely to produce greater numbers of species over long timescales.
by University of Michigan
10:32am
6.1.2017
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An international group of researchers has discovered that the most ancient dinosaurs' ancestors were quadrupedal.
by Kazan Federal University
10:32am
5.31.2017
The researchers examined trace fossil data spanning a 200-million-year period of Earth during a seven-year long analysis.
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12:17pm
5.30.2017
The UC study examined one biological adaptation that might help to explain how these fish navigate and find food without benefit of sight -- asymmetry.
by University of Cincinnati
10:24am
5.25.2017
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These so-called photonic crystals give rise to structural color by only reflecting specific wavelengths of the incoming solar spectrum.
by University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
12:50pm
5.23.2017
An almost perfect fossil skeleton of a 2 1/2 year-old toddler was discovered at Dikika, Ethiopia---and she had a lot to say.
by University of Missouri-Columbia
3:33pm
5.22.2017
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Biomarkers in the teeth of wild orangutans indicate nursing patterns related to food fluctuations in their habitats.
by Mount Sinai Health System
10:19am
5.18.2017
The giant Tyrannosaurus rex pulverized bones by biting down with forces equaling the weight of three small cars.
by Florida State University
9:43am
5.17.2017
The research presents the long-awaited age of the naledi fossils from the Dinaledi Chamber.
by University of The Witwatersrand
10:27am
5.9.2017
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600-million-year old algae may represent the world’s oldest fossil.
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3:29pm
5.4.2017
Research by wildlife biologists is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
by Clemson University
9:57am
5.4.2017
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Human beings and the roundworm C. elegans have more in common than you'd expect.
by KU Leuven (University of Leuven)
9:59am
5.3.2017
Researchers have identified a new species of dinosaur that roamed present day Wyoming about 150 million years ago.
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3:40pm
5.2.2017
A new study provides evidence that bonobos may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees.
by George Washington University
10:22am
5.1.2017
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