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Mysterious footprints in Tanzania made by early humans, not bears

Mysterious footprints in Tanzania made by early humans, not bears

The oldest unequivocal evidence of upright walking in the human lineage are footprints discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania in 1978, by paleontol...
Gold jewellery from the time of Nefertiti found in Bronze Age tombs in Cyprus

Gold jewellery from the time of Nefertiti found in Bronze Age tombs in Cyprus

Archaeologists from the University of Gothenburg have concluded an excavation of two tombs in the Bronze Age city of Hala Sultan Tekke in Cy...
CT uncovers bone disease in Tyrannosaurus rex jaw

CT uncovers bone disease in Tyrannosaurus rex jaw

Researchers in Germany identified bone disease in the fossilized jaw of a Tyrannosaurus rex using a CT-based, nondestructive imaging approac...
New understanding of Patagonia’s long-necked dinosaurs

New understanding of Patagonia’s long-necked dinosaurs

Paleontologists of the Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (SNSB-BSPG) examined the remains of the long-necked dinosaur...
New dinosaur species from Chile had a unique slashing tail

New dinosaur species from Chile had a unique slashing tail

Fossils found in Chile are from a strange-looking dog-sized dinosaur species that had a unique slashing tail weapon, scientists reported Wed...
Early dinosaur breathed like a bird

Early dinosaur breathed like a bird

Pelecanimimus polyodon from the Lower Cretaceous (125 Ma) is the first predatory dinosaur found in Spain. An international team of paleontol...
New saber-toothed species discovered in museum collection

New saber-toothed species discovered in museum collection

There's a new saber-toothed predator in town—and it's been hiding in plain sight. The fossil specimen, unearthed in Wyoming, was on ...
Duck-billed dinosaur may be one of many at Missouri site

Duck-billed dinosaur may be one of many at Missouri site

Finding the fossils of a large duck-billed dinosaur in southern Missouri is exciting enough, but a paleontologist who helped lead the dig be...
Bringing 400-million-year-old fossilized armoured worms to ‘virtual’ life

Bringing 400-million-year-old fossilized armoured worms to ‘virtual’ life

An international team of scientists from the United States and Australia, led by Sarah Jacquet at the University of Missouri, has documented...
Ancient lineage of algae found to include five “cryptic” species

Ancient lineage of algae found to include five “cryptic” species

All land plants originated from a single evolutionary event when freshwater algae got a foothold on land, giving rise to an astonishing biod...
The superfoods that fueled ancient Andeans through 2,500 years of turmoil

The superfoods that fueled ancient Andeans through 2,500 years of turmoil

What if Indigenous diets could save our politically and ecologically strained planet? The answer may lie in the success of an ancient civili...
Molecular analysis reveals the oldest Denisovan fossils yet

Molecular analysis reveals the oldest Denisovan fossils yet

An international team, led by researchers from the Universities of Vienna and Tubingen, and the Max Planck Society, has identified five new ...

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