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Dinosaurs Might Be Older Than Previously Thought

Dinosaurs Might Be Older Than Previously Thought

Paleontologists announced the discovery of a dinosaur-like animal living 10 million years earlier than the oldest known dinosaurs, which suggests dinosaurs might have also lived much earlier than previously thought.

New Meat-Eating Dinosaur Alters Evolutionary Tree

New Meat-Eating Dinosaur Alters Evolutionary Tree

Paleontologists have unearthed a previously unknown meat-eating dinosaur in New Mexico, settling a debate about early dinosaur evolution, revealing a period of explosive diversification and hinting at how dinosaurs spread across the supercontinent Pangaea.

Discovery of Giant Roaming Deep Sea Protist Provides New Perspective on Animal Evolution

Discovery of Giant Roaming Deep Sea Protist Provides New Perspective on Animal Evolution

Groove-like tracks on the ocean floor made by giant deep-sea single-celled organisms could lead to new insights into the evolutionary origin of animals, says biologist Mikhail "Misha" Matz from The University of Texas at Austin.