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duck-billed dinosaur in prehistoric woodland

Mar 2, 2020

Original Cartilage and Evidence of DNA Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Baby Dinosaur

Researchers have found evidence of preserved protein fragments and apparent chromosomes in cartilage from a baby dinosaur.

Aye-aye

Oct 21, 2019

Gimme Six! Researchers Discover Aye-Aye’s Extra Finger

A study led by NC State researchers has discovered the first accessory digit ever found on a primate.

Water flea

Sep 16, 2019

Disrupting Key Protein Alters Biological Rhythms in Water Flea

Suppression of E75 protein results in longer molt cycles and reduced numbers of offspring in the water flea.

Common craniofacial landmarks.

Aug 13, 2019

Not Just Genes: Environment Also Shaped Population Variation in First Americans

Genes and environment drove population divergence in first Americans.

Well-adjusted dog

Jun 17, 2019

How Dogs Evolved ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’

Researchers have discovered the secret of “puppy dog eyes.”

May 2, 2019

EPA to Fund Study on Whether Treating Drinking Water Limits PFAS Exposure

New EPA grant aims to answer whether just treating drinking water for PFAS contamination does enough to limit exposure.

Moros intrepidus

Feb 21, 2019

New Species of Tiny Tyrannosaur Foreshadows Rise of T. Rex

New tiny tyrannosaur nicknamed “harbinger of doom” paved the way for T. rex to rule.

Jan 28, 2019

Molecular Analysis of Anchiornis Feather Gives Clues to Origin of Flight

Molecular analysis of a fossil feather could help scientists understand when dinosaur feathers developed capacity for flight.

Galagadon

Jan 21, 2019

Ancient Carpet Shark Discovered with ‘Spaceship-Shaped’ Teeth

A small prehistoric shark with spaceship-shaped teeth takes its name from the video game Galaga.

Nov 5, 2018

Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS

Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.