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Origins of Indonesian hobbits finally revealed

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The most comprehensive study on the bones of Homo floresiensis, a species of tiny human discovered on the Indonesian island ...

Moisture played a role in megafaunal extinctions

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A new study published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution reveals that increased moisture levels may have been a ...

Sea scorpions: The original sea monster

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Four hundred and thirty million years ago, long before the evolution of barracudas or sharks, a different kind of predator ...

Tyrannosaurs show their sensitive side

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A team of researchers, including UNM Honors College Professor Jason R. Moore, has found a new species of tyrannosaur dinosaur ...

The controversial origin of a symbol of the American west

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SANTA CRUZ, CA – March 13, 2017 – New research by Professor Beth Shapiro of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics ...

The oldest fossil giant penguin

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Together with colleagues from New Zealand, Senckenberg scientist Dr. Gerald Mayr described a recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin ...

Dinosaurs: Juvenile, adult or senior?

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How old were the oldest dinosaurs? This question remains largely unanswered. The natural life span of these long-extinct giants is ...