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By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
Wednesday's ruling has implications in an ongoing legal battle over the ownership of millions of dollars of fossils found on an eastern Montana ranch where the surface and mineral rights are owned by different people.
By Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press
Sneak a peek at the Smithsonian's new Hall of Fossils. After a four-year renovation, the hall brings back old favorites and introduces lessons for humanity's future.
By Vicky Stein
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, this self-taught paleontologist has been looking for dinosaurs in creek beds and rivers for more than 30 years, and has become something of a legend in the field. Then, outside a NASA…
By Pamela Kirkland
The jaw fragment suggests our species began traveling abroad 50,000 years earlier than previously thought.
By Kate Wong, Scientific American
The findings may push back the origin of our species by more than 100,000 years and challenge leading ideas about where and how our lineage evolved.
By Kristin Hugo
In a new study, researchers have used lasers and simple cameras to uncover the body shape and texture of 200 fossils of a small, feathered dinosaur named Anchiornis huxleyi.
By Nsikan Akpan
A pair of 99 million-year-old fossils reveal Cretaceous baby birds with finger claws and adultlike feathers.
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists have discovered a new human-like species, deep in a cave system in South Africa. Researchers have said that the discovery could change our conception of human ancestry. For more on the discovery, Jeffrey Brown speaks to Jamie Shreeve of…
By Justin Scuiletti
After more than a century of extinction in the scientific community, the name Brontosaurus may be ready to return to the ranks of its dinosaur brethren.
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