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Last Update July 22, 2006

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July 21, 2006 Baby Triceratops found by Museum of the Rockies researchers
July 20, 2006 Neanderthal genome project launches

July 11, 2006

Dinosaur Fossils Predict Body Temperatures (PLOS Biology)

July 18, 2006

Sea monsters found in Arctic (Toronto Star)

June 15, 2006

Cretaceous Chinese fossil suggests aquatic origins for modern bird lineage(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

June 7, 2006

The mini-dinosaurs from the Harz Mountains

May 22, 2006

How ancient whales lost their legs, got sleek and conquered the oceans

May 18, 2006

Scientists scuttle claims that 'Hobbit' fossil from Flores, Indonesia, is a new hominid

May 17, 2006

Study Shows Novel Structure In South Pacific Plant May Be 'Missing Link' In Evolution Of Flowering Plants

April 24, 2006

The world's deepest dinosaur finding - 2256 metres below the seabed

April 12, 2006

Hominid fossils from Ethiopia link ape-men to more distant human ancestors

April 12, 2006

Paleontologists learn how not to become a fossil

April 5, 2006

Newly found species fills evolutionary gap between fish and land animals

April 3, 2006

Lost photos confirm fossil find

April 3, 2006

Giant Raptor Dinosaur Discovered in Utah Monument (University of Utah)

January 5, 2006

Redating of the latest Neandertals in Europe

October 13, 2005

Newly discovered birdlike dinosaur is oldest raptor ever found in South America (Field Museum)

June 2, 2005

Dinosaur Fossil Bone Leads to Gender, Age Determinations

May 30, 2005

Small species back-up giant marsupial climate change extinction claim

May 4, 2005

Killer Dinosaurs Turned Vegetarian (University of Utah)

April 15, 2005

Eocene plant diversity at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina (University of Chicago)

April 14, 2005

Researchers find new giant amphibian fossils in Africa (McGill University)

March 24, 2005

NC State scientist finds soft tissue in T. rex bones (North Carolina State University)

March 21, 2005

Ideas About Fossil Horses Undergo Evolution In Thinking (University of Florida)

March 11, 2005

Fossil Records Show Biodiversity Comes and Goes (University of California at Berkeley)

March 4, 2005

'Hobbit' fossil likely represents new species of early humans (Washington University School of Medicine)

February 25, 2005

New dinosaur raptor found; First in Southern Hemisphere (Ohio State)

February 10, 2005

Prehistoric jawbone reveals evolution repeating itself (University of Chicago Medical Center)

November 7, 2004

Florissant Tops Amber Deposits For Fossil Beetle Richness, According To CU-Boulder Study

November 4, 2004

Paleontologist snares research prize with new approach to evolutionary theory (University of Chicago Medical Center)

October 5, 2004

Dinosaurs walked Canada's great north (McGill University)

September 23, 2004

New fossil sheds light on old mystery(University of Chicago Medical Center)

August 11, 2004

T. rex owes its giant size to the ultimate teenage growth spurt (Field Museum)


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