Paleontology

Homo Sapiens Just Got Older—Way, Way Older
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Bones found in Morocco place our lineage 100,000 years earlier and nowhere near where we thought.

Finding Our First Fish
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Sharks aren’t primitive, and they aren’t the most primitive surviving jawed fish either. New fossils are rattling the fish family tree.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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A lack of pirates, washed up megalodon teeth, and draining the ocean in this week’s roundup of coastal news.

Dinosaurs of the Lost Coast
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Was Utah’s ancient coast a driver of dinosaur evolution?

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Coastal stories that washed up on our shore.