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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.
Aug 4, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Half-ton boulder with fossilized remains is hauled up to street level by elbow grease, ingenuity, and a ropes-and-pulleys system.
Jul 16, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
One of the first predators of its day, the creature sported compound eyes, body armor and two spiky claws for grabbing prey.
Jul 11, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sharks might be able to cope with climate change's effects upon the Arctic, a study of fossil shark teeth has found. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2014 10:10 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
'World-class' track site in Denali National Park shows that herds of duck-billed dinosaurs thrived under the midnight sun.
Jun 16, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
More than a million years ago, hippopotamuses paddled across a shallow pool in the region that's now northern Kenya, occasionally scraping their feet on the sandy bottom.
Jun 13, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Rachel Sullivan, ABC Science Online
Exploiting the middle ground as a strategy may have helped dinosaurs rule the Earth for more than 100 million years.
Jun 11, 2014 12:07 PM ET
Think modern crocodiles are terrifying? How about a 16-foot-long, nearly half a ton sort-of-crocodile that was so tough is even outlasted the mass extinction of 60 million years ago. Laci has more details on this beast from the land of the lost.
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