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04-13-2024
Early jawless fish from the 'Age of Fishes' were likely filter feeders
Jawless fish, specifically a species known as Rhinopteraspis dunensis, are at the heart of a study that illuminates their ancient feeding behaviors. Recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study featured advanced CT scanning techniques. Subsequently, a team of paleontologists from the University of Birmingham led the research, achieving detailed 3D reconstructions of the mouthparts of vertebrates from the early Devonian epoch -- about 400 million years ago, a period often referred to as the Age of Fishes. Evolution of jawless fish Jawless...
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04-02-2018
Nearly one-third of North American species could face extinction
Nearly 500 species in the United States may face the...
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04-02-2018
Terrifying dinosaur ruled Patagonia 85 million years ago
Scientists are describing a massive carnivorous dinosaur that topped the...
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04-02-2018
Large groups of basking sharks gathering off the northeast coast
Basking sharks have been spotted in the waters off the...
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03-31-2018
When monkeys work together, their brains synchronize
One of the greatest mysteries involving the physiology of our...
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03-30-2018
Piecing together what life was like during the Triassic Period
A decade-long project set out to understand what life was...
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03-29-2018
Sea turtles use their flippers as hands to eat food
Even though sea turtles have flippers for the purpose of...
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03-29-2018
Freshwater turtles across the planet threatened by sea level rise
Biologists at the University of California, Davis are reporting that...
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03-28-2018
Wild horses caught in the crossfire of the western U.S.
“Congress finds and declares that wild free-roaming horses and burros...
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03-28-2018
Endangered North Atlantic right whales didn’t reproduce this year
North Atlantic right whales may now be more critically endangered...
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03-27-2018
Hunting pressure has changed how bears raise their young
A new study from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences...
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03-27-2018
Spiders recycle the gene that forms their legs to make their head
With billions of arthropods on the Earth at any given...
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03-27-2018
Newly discovered ancient lions were as tall as humans
Scientists in Kenya have found fossil evidence that lions were...
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