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Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

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Two herpes simplex viruses infect primates from unknown evolutionary depths. In modern humans these viruses manifest as ...

Dino-killing asteroid’s impact on bird evolution

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ITHACA, N.Y. – Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million ...

Celebrity fossil reveals all for science

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With the help of an artist, a geology professor at Lund University in Sweden has figuratively speaking ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...