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Apr 7, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
An extinct arthropod, Fuxianhuia protensa, from the Cambrian period, had a sophisticated heart and blood vessel system.
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 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Earthquakes can cook dead plants and algae trapped in a fault, similar to how organic material transforms over eons into oil.
Nov 20, 2013 04:50 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Two dinosaur fossils discovered side-by-side in Montana failed to sell in New York, despite projections that they would break auction records.
Nov 13, 2013 08:30 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The earliest known big cat lived in what is now China between 5.9 million and 4.1 million years ago, newfound fossils of the ancient prowler suggest.
Nov 5, 2013 11:40 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A fossilized tomatillo, still in its papery shell, is the earliest fruit from the tomato family ever found in South America.
Oct 15, 2013 02:20 PM ET // Douglas Main, LiveScience Staff Writer
A blood-engorged mosquito fossil is the first of its kind ever found in a shale rock, as opposed to amber.
Oct 2, 2013 08:40 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The fossilized jaw of a pint-size primate that lived about 35 million years ago in Asia has been unearthed in Thai coal mines.
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