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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 →
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 25, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought.
Jul 24, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Several parallel tyrannosaur tracks unearthed in Canada suggest the hungry beasts may have stuck together to better their odds of taking down prey.
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 9, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Gigantic sea scorpions that lurked in the ocean more than 400 million years ago weren't as scary as they sound.
Jul 2, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Good looks mattered to iconic early bird Archaeopteryx, which showed off colorful feathered 'trousers' 150 million years ago.
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.
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