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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.
Researchers have found about 50 dinosaur footprints in what used to be a warm, muddy lagoon on the Isle of Skye, in Scotland.
About 49 million years ago, a long-tailed monitor lizard perceived the world not with two but with four eyes, a new study finds.