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Several large marine animals have evolved from fearsome predators to become gentle giants that use filtering appendages to ingest food, and new research has revealed a similar evolution in a group of predators that roamed the oceans 520 million years ago during the Early Cambrian.
Using computer animation, CT scanning, and 3-D printing technology, researchers have reconstructed an ancient mollusk that inhabited the waters around modern day Ohio about 390 million years ago.
Scientists have unearthed the remains of one of the world's rarest fossils - in downtown Ottawa.
Discovery of an exceptional fossil specimen in southeastern Morocco that preserves evidence of the animalâ€™s soft tissues has solved a paleontological puzzle about the origins of an extinct group of bizarre slug-like animals with rows of mineralized armor plates on their backs, according to a paper in Nature.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.