Paleontology

New tyrannosaur discovered in southern Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Paleontologists on Wednesday unveiled a new dinosaur discovered in southern Utah that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed. A […]

11/06/2013

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Scientists decode DNA of ‘living fossil’ fish

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have decoded the DNA of a celebrated “living fossil” fish, giving them new insights into how today’s mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds evolved from a fish ancestor.

04/17/2013