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Aug 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It pays to look down at the beach. A university student was doing just that when he discovered the missing foot of the oldest known Jurassic dinosaur in the U.K. Continue reading →
Aug 3, 2015 09:08 AM ET // Elizabeth Goldbaum, LiveScience
The find is a skull fragment with an unusually large structure in the forebrain called the olfactory bulb, suggesting the dinosaur had a sharp sense of smell.
Jul 14, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world’s oldest known fossilized sperm has just been discovered in a 50-million-year-old worm cocoon from Antarctica. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Eight-inch-long Grandfather turtle did not have a shell, but it had the makings of one.
May 22, 2015 08:23 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky worm-like parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone.
Jan 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Snakes have been around far longer than anyone expected, according to a new study on the new four oldest snakes on Earth.
Nov 5, 2014 01:05 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Evidence has been uncovered that connects the ichthyosaur with its transition from land to sea.
Oct 13, 2014 04:45 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
It may look innocuous now, but the little stone may have killed someone 700 years ago.
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