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Jun 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
Mar 14, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Tim Wall
For more than a decade, anthropologists have debated the age of an Australopithecus fossil called 'Little Foot.' Continue reading →
Jan 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' will argue the case for evolution, but not all scientists think it's a good idea. Here's why. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Katia Moskvitch,
A new hypothesis gives the moon credit for cooling a hot, early Earth to the temperatures necessary for life to evolve.
Apr 29, 2013 03:42 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New research shows that the ancestors of both dinosaurs and humans are from Africa. Does Africa possess a special power for evolving consequential species? Continue reading →
Dec 23, 2010 06:19 PM ET // Tim Wall
What matters in the long-run is how truly special a species is in the grand scheme of life on Earth.
Dec 17, 2010 02:23 PM ET // John D. Cox
Digging into the details, researchers are concluding that the greatest volcanic eruption of the last 2 million years was not as catastrophic for early modern humans as they used to think.
Dec 17, 2010 12:44 PM ET // Christina Reed
Researchers defend their finding that microbes integrated arsenic into their cells.
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