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First mixopterid eurypterids found in China

Eurypterids, normally known as sea scorpions, are an important group of Paleozoic chelicerate arthropods. As a "star animal" in the Silurian (about 430 million years ago) sea, its evolutionary history and paleoecological ...

DNA reveals the evolutionary history of museum specimens

Museum specimens held in natural history collections around the world represent a wealth of underutilized genetic information due to the poor state of preservation of the DNA, which often makes it difficult to sequence. An ...

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