New research on the Late Devonian extinction suggests the ozone layer could be naturally depleted as the temperature rises.
June 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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Palaeontologists say the remains date back 70 million years, close to the end of the dinosaurs.
May 19, 2020 • ~2 min
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Researchers realised a dull-looking 13,000-year-old weevil was actually covered in brilliant green, blue and yellow nanoscopic crystals.
April 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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New research suggests African monkeys crossed the ocean to South America earlier than previously thought.
April 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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Two million years ago, Africa was home to three human-like species, new discoveries reveal.
April 2, 2020 • ~6 min
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The fossil includes the tiny flying creature's original bone and flesh.
March 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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Scientists claim to have found DNA in fossilised dinosaur cartilage.
March 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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The fossils of the predator, which stood around 8ft (2.4m) tall, were found by a farmer in Alberta.
Feb. 11, 2020 • ~3 min
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