News tagged with descendants

Science denied: Why does doubt persist?

The sign in front of the tall display case at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History lures visitors to "meet one of your oldest relatives." Inside stands a morganucodon, a mouse-like animal ...

Oct 12, 2012
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Science puts snakes on a plain (Update)

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at Yale have identified an ancient slithering creature from the time of T. rex as the most primitive known snake, a finding with implications for the debate over snake origins.

Jul 25, 2012
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