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168 million years old stegosaurus fossil discovered in Morocco

168 million years old stegosaurus fossil discovered in Morocco

The oldest stegosaur ever has been discovered by British team in Morocco. Named Adratiklit boulahfa, or "mountain lizard," London Natural History Museum researchers managed to figure out it was a new species of stegosaur from a few unearthed…

Using hominin introgression to trace Homo Sapiens

Using hominin introgression to trace Homo Sapiens

Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of Homo Sapiens interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia.

A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

A Denisovan fossil was discovered on Tibetan Plateau

The jawbone, discovered high on the Tibetan Plateau and dated to more than 160,000 years ago, is also the first Denisovan specimen found outside the Siberian cave in which the hominin was uncovered a decade ago.

Fossils illuminate variation and continuity in early Asians

Fossils illuminate variation and continuity in early Asians

In an article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers describe the remains of Middle Pleistocene humans dating to about 300,000 years ago which were found in Hualongdong (HLD), China.

Ancient walking whale uncovered in Peru

Ancient walking whale uncovered in Peru

A quadrupedal whale is described based on a skeleton from the middle Eocene of Peru. It combines terrestrial locomotion abilities and use of the tail for swimming. This is the first record of an amphibious whale for the whole Pacific Ocean

Oldest flying squirrel fossil found in Spain

Oldest flying squirrel fossil found in Spain

New discovery sheds light upon origin of flying squirrels. Described in the journal eLife, the 11.6-million-year-old fossil was discovered in a landfill, about 40 kilometres outside the Can Mata city in Spain.

South Africas new Dinosaur crouched like a cat: Ledumahadi mafube

South Africa's new Dinosaur crouched like a cat: Ledumahadi mafube

The new dinosaur, unveiled in Current Biology on Thursday, looks like a sauropod, the group of classic long-necked dinosaurs that includes Brontosaurus, but it's technically not. Instead, Ledumahadi is an earlier, more distant cousin called a…

Researchers add surprising finds to the fossil record

Researchers add surprising finds to the fossil record

Fossil evidence show large angiosperm trees in N. America 15 millions years earlier: Researchers from Adelphi University and the Burpee Museum of Natural History found the fossil in the Mancos Shale Formation in Utah, in ancient delta deposits formed…