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The Mystery of a Fossil Cemetery of Ancient Reptiles: The Short Wave: NPR

An artist’s reconstruction of an adult and newborn ichthyosaurus, Shonisaurus popularis, that lived during the Triassic period. Gabriel Augito/Smithsonian Hide caption Switch caption Gabriel Augito/Smithsonian An artist’s reconstruction of an adult and newborn ichthyosaurus, Shonisaurus popularis, that lived during the Triassic period. Gabriel Augito/Smithsonian This mystery began in 1952, in the Nevada desert, when a …

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These five traces of ancient ancestors are still present in the bodies of humans today: ScienceAlert

Many of us return to work or school after spending time with relatives over the summer. Sometimes we can wonder how we relate to some of those people with whom we seem to have nothing in common (especially with a particularly annoying relative). However, in evolutionary terms, we all share an ancestor if we go …

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