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Earliest known fossil fish discovered in China
Professor Simon Conway Morris, of the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, and Professor Degan Shu, of Northwest University, in Xi'an, China, have been analysing the fossils, along with eight other scientists from China. View News Article (1999-11-02)

New Study Finds Link between Marine Algae and Whale Diversity over Time
A new paper by researchers at George Mason University and the University of Otago in New Zealand shows a strong link between the diversity of organisms at the bottom of the food chain and the diversity of mammals at the top. View News Article (2010-02-22)

Scientists find 95-million-year-old pterosaur fossil in Morocco
With the help of ancient fossils unearthed in the Sahara desert, scientists have identified a new type of pterosaur (giant flying reptile or pterodactyl) that existed about 95 million years ago.  View News Article (2010-05-27)

U Alberta researcher identifies 4 dinosaur species
Just when dinosaur researchers thought they had a thorough knowledge of ankylosaurs, a family of squat, armour plated, plant eaters, along comes University of Alberta graduate student, Victoria Arbour. View News Article (2013-05-09)

First dinosaurs identified from Saudi Arabia
Dinosaur fossils are exceptionally rare in the Arabian Peninsula. An international team of scientists from Uppsala University, Museum Victoria, Monash University, and the Saudi Geological Survey have now uncovered the first record of dinosaurs from Saudi Arabia. View News Article (2014-01-08)

Emory Researcher Finds Crayfish Fossils Provide Missing Evolutionary Link
Crayfish body fossils and burrows discovered in Victoria, Australia, have provided the first physical evidence that crayfish existed on the continent as far back as the Mesozoic Era, says Emory University paleontologist Anthony Martin, who headed up a study on the finds. View News Article (2008-02-07)

MSU, Mongolian paleontologists find 67 dinosaurs in one week
One recent week in the Gobi Desert produced 67 dinosaur skeletons for a team of paleontologists from Montana and Mongolia who want to flesh out the developmental biology of dinosaurs. View News Article (2006-09-15)

Reconstruction the brain morphology of Homo Liujiang cranium fossil by 3-D CT
hominin fossils are the most important materials to explore human origins and evolution. Since most hominin fossils are incomplete, or filled with a heavy calcified matrix, it is difficult or often impossible to reconstruct the endocast in a real fossil without destroying it. View News Article (2008-07-16)

New coelacanth find rewrites history of the ancient fish
Coelacanths, an ancient group of fishes once thought to be long extinct, made headlines in 1938 when one of their modern relatives was caught off the coast of South Africa. Now coelacanths are making another splash and University of Alberta researchers are responsible. View News Article (2012-05-03)

Ancient fossils reveal diversity in the body structure of human ancestors
Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features. View News Article (2015-03-10)

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