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April 11, 2019
Robert DePalma, a paleontologist at the Palm Beach Museum of Natural History and a graduate student at the University of Kansas, works at a fossil site in North Dakota. Special to The Forum
Commentary: Digging into our planet's history
April 11, 2019 - 1:36pm
April 25, 2018
Two human footprint trackways at White Sands National Monument. MUST CREDIT: Photo courtesy of Matthew Bennett/Bournemouth University
'Unique in the world' fossil footprints show a human chasing an extinct giant sloth
April 25, 2018 - 2:50pm
January 30, 2018
An artist's reconstruction of the new titanosaurian dinosaur Mansourasaurus shahinae on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt approximately 80 million years ago. MUST CREDIT: Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Scientists discover 'the Holy Grail of dinosaurs' in Africa
January 30, 2018 - 3:42pm
January 25, 2018
A view from below of Misliya Cave, on the western slopes of Mount Carmel in Israel. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo by Mina Weinstein-Evron/Haifa University
Scientists discover the oldest human fossils outside Africa
January 25, 2018 - 4:17pm
June 7, 2017
A reconstruction of the human fossils, a composite image from the CT scans of multiple specimens. MUST CREDIT: Philipp Gunz, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropoolgy, Leipzig
Modern human fossil history was just set back 100,000 years after latest discovery in Morocco
June 7, 2017 - 1:19pm
March 14, 2017
An X-ray tomographic picture of fossil thread-like red algae, tinted to show detail, unearthed in central India may represent the oldest-known plants on Earth, dating from 1.6 billion years ago, according to research published in the journal PLOS Biology in this image released March 13, 2017. Courtesy Stefan Bengtson/Handout via REUTERS
Fossils from 1.6 billion years ago may be oldest-known plants
March 14, 2017 - 3:02pm
March 1, 2017
Haematite tubes from the NSB hydrothermal vent deposits in Quebec, Canada that represent the oldest microfossils and evidence for life on Earth are pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 1, 2017. The remains are at least 3,770 million years old. Matthew Dodd/University College London/Handout via REUTERS
4 billion-year-old Canadian fossils point to earliest-known evidence of life on Earth
March 1, 2017 - 3:17pm
February 18, 2017
An artist's depiction of the diversified and complex Early Triassic marine ecosystem of southeastern Idaho, U.S., revealed soon after the Earth's worst mass exinction, contradicting long-held notion life was slow to recover from calamity. Illustration courtesy of Jorge Gonzalez / Handout via Reuters
Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction
February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
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