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125-million-year-old wing sheds new light on the evolution of flight

Some of the most ancient birds were capable of performing aerodynamic feats in a manner similar to many living birds, according to a new study of the fossil wing of a primitive bird, led by a PhD student at the … Continue reading

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125-million-year-old mammal fossil reveals the early evolution of hair and spines

Discovered in Spain, the fossil of the newly described, 125-million-year old Spinolestes xenarthrosus is remarkably well-preserved, containing fur, hair follicles, hedgehog-like spines, organs and even a fungal skin infection. It pushes back the record of preserved mammalian hair and soft … Continue reading

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125-million-year-old mammal fossil reveals the early evolution of hair and spines

The discovery of a new 125-million-year-old fossil mammal in Spain has pushed back the earliest record of preserved mammalian hair structures and inner organs by more than 60 million years. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology & Archaeology

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