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Paleobiology

When Nature Breaks

Abree Murch | Posted 09.25.2013 | College
Abree Murch

Over the next twenty-four hours, I learned that you've never experienced a thunderstorm until you've camped through one.

Fossilized Toe Yields Detailed Map Of Protohumans' DNA

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.19.2013 | Science

BERLIN — Researchers in Germany said Tuesday they have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome and are making it fre...

Study Details World's Biggest Mass Extinction

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- During the world's biggest mass extinction, Earth seemed pretty close to a description of hell – fiery, smoky and explosive &ndash...

Neanderthal Genes: The Hidden Thread in Our Tapestry

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

The just-published draft sequence of the Neanderthal genome may reveal that Neanderthals and Homo sapiens indeed interbred when the latter first came out of Africa.