The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
It's not every day that a class field trip -- in Los Angeles -- turns up a brand new species.
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
Traits associated with butterflies, lobsters and spiders are all present in a newly found super ancient creature that gave rise to these and other modern species. Continue reading →
Named for their spooky appearance, the origin of these familiar aquarium creatures traces back to Java.
Today's tiny shrimp had gigantic ancestors that were easy-going creatures, making today's predatory shrimp look like bullies by comparison.
An amateur video shot in Western Australia captures an octopus jumping out of the water and onto land long enough to seize an unsuspecting crustacean.
There's a new kind of eye in town, and it belongs to Paraphronima gracilis, a tiny, transparent, aquatic crustacean that sees kind of like a bee but whose eye structure, researchers say, is one of a kind.
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