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Life history of the 360-million-year-old tetrapod Acanthostega rewrites the tetrapod move to land

Researchers have shown that fossils of the 360 million-year-old tetrapod Acanthostega, one of the iconic transitional forms between fishes and land animals, are not adults but all juveniles. This conclusion based on high-resolution synchrotron X-ray scans of fossil limb bones, … Continue reading

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