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Sep 2, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Sara G. Miller, LiveScience
The fossils are at least 5.8 million years old and could shed light on the evolutionary history of the freshwater mammals.
Aug 31, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Canada's Atlantic coast holds a creature that wins its own species designation thanks to new DNA analysis methods.
Aug 24, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
Overlooked for nearly a century in a museum, the new monkey will finally get its due, a its own classification name.
Aug 18, 2015 02:35 PM ET // Discovery News
The animal lives only in one mountainous region and requires a cold, humid environment.
Aug 10, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Noblella madreselva lives in the humid cloud forest near Cusco, Peru, likely only in the valleys near where it was discovered, researchers say.
Aug 7, 2015 11:38 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Nearly 5,000 feet below the ocean’s surface is a fish so creepy looking that researchers were taken aback by its “scary” appearance and unusual way of hunting. Continue reading →
May 26, 2015 08:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
See some of the most unusual and noteworthy discoveries.
May 21, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A kinky fish and a cartwheeling spider are just two of the recently named top 10 new species for 2015.
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