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New species of extremely leggy millipede discovered in a cave in California

Along with many spiders, pseudoscorpions, and flies discovered and catalogued by the cave explorers, a tiny threadlike millipede was found in the unexplored dark marble caves in Sequoia National ...

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Flawed analysis casts doubt on years of evolutionary research

Years of research on the evolution of ancient life including the dinosaurs have been questioned after a fatal flaw in the way fossil data is analysed was exposed.

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Ant genomics help reshape biological history of the Americas

Scientists have long believed that the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the ocean three million years ago, triggering a massive interchange of species between the Americas in its wake. However, ...

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Study reveals human ability to make ourselves sound bigger

Research from the University of Sussex suggests that humans are unique among primates in being able to intentionally alter the frequencies of our voices to sound larger or smaller than we really ...

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Ancient burials suggestive of blood feuds

There is significant variation in how different cultures over time have dealt with the dead. Yet, at a very basic level, funerals in the Sonoran Desert thousands of years ago were similar to ...

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'Snooty' Becomes the World's Oldest Captive Manatee

South Florida Museum's senior sea cow earns a spot in the Guinness World Record books.

9 hours ago from Discovery News

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New species of pea-size crab parasitizing a date mussel has a name of a Roman god

Tiny crabs, the size of a pea, dwell inside the mantles of various bivalves, living off the food filtered by their hosts. A new species of these curious crustaceans has recently been reported ...

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Dinosaurs of a feather flock and die together?

In the paleontology popularity contest, studying the social life of dinosaurs is on the rise.

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Study finds earliest evidence in fossil record for right-handedness

Perhaps the bias against left-handers dates back much further than we thought.

Thu 20 Oct 16 from

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Meet Savannasaurus, Australia's newest titanosaur

The outback region around Winton in central Queensland is arguably Australia's ground zero for giant dinosaur fossils. Here, graziers occasionally stumble across petrified bones on their paddocks, ...

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