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May 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Two modern dog breeds share DNA with a prehistoric Siberian wolf, suggesting that the ancestry of today’s dogs runs much deeper than previously thought.
May 12, 2015 11:17 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The beaks of chicken embryos were reverted into snouts more similar to ones seen in Velociraptors.
Mar 25, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Discovery News
The procedure is the latest step in longer-term efforts to 'de-extinct' a creature that has not roamed Earth in thousands of years.
Mar 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The argument over the existence of Yeti is heating up, but it has more to do with bears than the legendary Abominable Snowman.
Jan 15, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Discovery News
The mysterious marsupial roamed Australia more than 40,000 years ago.
Aug 14, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Natural Trap Cave excavation poses some unusual challenges, like how to get through customs with piles of dirty, 50,000-year-old bones. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 03:59 PM ET // Tim Wall
Genetic evidence suggests giant, flightless birds, the moas, thrived until Polynesians colonized New Zealand in the 13th century, when the birds quickly went extinct. Continue reading →
Jan 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A canine cancer originated in a prehistoric inbred dog, which led to the spread of the disease all around the globe. Continue reading →
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