After keeping it to himself for a while, this farmer finally let the world know about his amazing discovery.
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The ears of former U.S. President Barack Obama are so distinct, they inspired the scientific name of a newly identified 550-million-year-old critter: Obamus coronatus.
The Cambrian explosion, when simple life forms rapidly evolved to more complex creatures, produced some beautiful, bizarre, and mysterious animals
A "nude" sponge-like animal that lived 500,000 years ago is offering compelling new clues about early animal evolution.
About 508 million years ago, a fierce water beastie with paddles and a shrimp-like tail sped through the water, hunting for prey.
Scientists analyzed mitochondrial DNA to prove that a fossil belonged to an unknown, ancient cousin of modern pandas.
Neil Armstrong left the first footprint on the moon, on July 20, 1969. But what about Earth — when did animals first leave footprints here?
The nearly complete skeleton of a meat-eating dinosaur fetched a whopping $2.36 million at the Aguttes auction house in Paris yesterday (June 4), much to the dismay of many paleontologists.
The world's oldest dandruff has been found in a feathered dinosaur fossil — and scientists are stoked.
A sliver of bone the size of a Cheeto may radically revise our view of when and how humans left Africa.