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Oct 15, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A trio of crocodile-like animals from Europe might have munched on dinosaurs and other impressively large prey during the Jurassic. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
What do a sabertooth cat and a can opener have in common? A lot, according to new research. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mysterious animals whose remains resemble dried up pomegranates lived 370 million years before the world's first dinosaurs emerged. Continue reading →
Sep 11, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
T. rex may still be the king of dinosaurs, but new fossils suggest Spinosaurus had star power of its own and sported a dramatic sail.
Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly discovered dino-era pterosaur looks to have been built for scooping up fish -- a lot of them. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A chunk of amber preserves the exact moment, 50 million years ago, when a mite attached itself to an ant's head and began to feast. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Neanderthals did not really go extinct -- they were simply absorbed into the modern human gene pool of Europeans and Asians.  Continue reading →
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 →
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