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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.
Jun 3, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
An extinct dyrosaur, a type of crocodilian, was 16 feet (4.8 meters) long and tipped the scales at 900 lbs.
May 28, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
What were thought to be some of the oldest traces of life on Earth may not have been caused by life at all, new research suggests
May 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
A rare Crusade-era lead seal used to secure a letter was uncovered in an ancient farmstead in Jerusalem.
Mar 12, 2014 07:50 AM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
These now-extinct swimmers had highly dense bones that facilitated their transition from land to sea by helping them sink to seafloors to graze.
Jan 29, 2014 11:27 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Scientists have confirmed the bacteria that caused the plague pandemic 1,500 years ago. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A vast lake that rivaled the Great Lakes once filled an arid valley far up the Nile. But no dam created it. Climate did.
Jan 9, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A newly translated Hebrew text claims to reveal where treasures from King Solomon's temple were hidden.
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