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Feb 13, 2015 04:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Misidentified remains provide a missing link that helps resolve a gap of more than 5 million years in fur seal and sea lion evolutionary history.
Feb 5, 2015 09:55 AM ET // Discovery News
A rodent closely related to guinea pigs used its powerful incisors to do more than just bite things.
Jan 20, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The reptile is an extinct species called the philydrosaurus, and likely lived during the Early Cretaceous, about 145 to about 100 million years ago.
Dec 11, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The animal that once lived in the ancient sea looks like a bird's nest in fossil form.
Nov 21, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Fossils suggest the creature originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.
Nov 5, 2014 01:05 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Evidence has been uncovered that connects the ichthyosaur with its transition from land to sea.
Oct 24, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A fossil tusk rescued from the sea proves mammoths swam to Southern California's Channel Islands much earlier than thought.
Sep 10, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Prevalence of the dinosaur's skin in fossil record may have more to do with texture, toughness than population density or habitat.
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