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Plants are given a new family tree

Plants are given a new family tree

A new genealogy of plant evolution, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, shows that the first plants to conquer land were a com...
2017 excavation results at Bamboula, Larnaka

2017 excavation results at Bamboula, Larnaka

The French Archaeological Mission of Kition conducted a second campaign of excavations in the Northern part of the site of Kition-Bamboula ...
Ancient tomb containing 'splendid armour' found in Japan

Ancient tomb containing 'splendid armour' found in Japan

Workers paving a farm road here stumbled on a 1,500-year-old underground tomb containing a large stone coffin, human remains and armor in r...
Did humans domesticate themselves?

Did humans domesticate themselves?

Human 'self-domestication' is a hypothesis that states that among the driving forces of human evolution, humans selected their comp...
Soft tissue fossil clues could help search for ancient life on Earth and other planets

Soft tissue fossil clues could help search for ancient life on Earth and other planets

Fossils that preserve entire organisms (including both hard and soft body parts) are critical to our understanding of evolution and ancient...
At last, butterflies get a bigger, better evolutionary tree

At last, butterflies get a bigger, better evolutionary tree

For hundreds of years, butterfly collecting has often inspired a special kind of fanaticism, spurring lengthy expeditions, sparking rivalri...
Comes naturally? Using stick insects, scientists explore natural selection, predictability

Comes naturally? Using stick insects, scientists explore natural selection, predictability

Is evolution predictable? Are changes in a species random or do they happen because of natural selection? A green morph of the Timema g...
In 16 years, Borneo lost more than 100,000 orangutans

In 16 years, Borneo lost more than 100,000 orangutans

Over a 16-year period, about half of the orangutans living on the island of Borneo were lost as a result of changes in land cover. That'...

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