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Sep 29, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience.com Contributor
Fossilized, primitive amphibians with odd-looking appendages suggest the ability of some vertebrates to regenerate or regrow amputated limbs first evolved at least 300 million years ago.
Sep 25, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Birds didn't evolve in one fell swoop from their dinosaur ancestors, suggests a newly constructed dinosaur family tree.
Sep 15, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Some sloth lineages grew more than 220 pounds every million years, one of the fastest body growth rates known in the evolution of mammals.
Sep 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Discovery of three new Jurassic Era animals suggests that early mammals, which resembled squirrels, first emerged 208 million years ago. Continue reading →
Sep 8, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Once thought to be pointless and on the evolutionary fast track to disappearance, new research has given the whale pelvis bone a new lease on life.
Sep 4, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
New research finds that nighttime behavior may have evolved 100 million years earlier than mammals did.
Aug 27, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Unusual fish that walk and breathe air turn out quite differently when raised on land, rather than in water.
Aug 27, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The specimen, approximately 560 million years old, contains fibrous bundles that appear to be muscle tissue, an important evolutionary adaptation.
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