Genomes of cetaceans help tell story of mammals who returned to life aquatic.
Source: The evolution of whales from land to sea | Ars Technica
Paleontologists have discovered fossils belonging to a newfound species of tyrannosaur, which could fill an important gap in the evolutionary history of T. rex.
Source: ‘Frightful’ never-before-seen tyrannosaur might be the ‘missing link’ in T. rex evolution | Live Science
One of the largest creatures to have walked the Earth is to become the Natural History Museum’s new star attraction
Source: ‘The sheer scale is extraordinary’: meet the titanosaur that dwarfs Dippy the diplodocus | Dinosaurs | The Guardian
Cephalopods like octopuses, squids, and cuttlefish are highly intelligent animals with complex nervous systems. A team of researchers has now shown that their evolution is linked to a dramatic expansion of their microRNA repertoire. If we go far enough back in evolutionary history, we encounter t
Source: Highly Intelligent: What Octopus and Human Brains Have in Common
Fossils of a tiny sea creature that died more than half a billion years ago may compel a science textbook rewrite of how brains evolved.
Source: 525-million-year-old fossil defies textbook explanation for brain evolution
In a new book, Growing Up Human, a bioarchaeologist chronicles the most surprising evolutionary adaptations of babies and parents.
Source: Five Strange Things About the Evolution of Childhood – SAPIENS