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Dog Family Tree Traced Back 2 Million Years
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, prehistoric, canine fossils, dog, wolf, ancestors )

Giana
- 204 days ago - news.discovery.com
A new cache of extremely well preserved, prehistoric canine fossils is shedding light on dog and wolf ancestors from 2 million years ago to today.
Tiny Ancestor of Lions, Tigers & Bears Discovered (Oh My!)
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, research, study, discovery, carnivors, mammals, ancestors, lions, tigers, bears, interesting )

Giana
- 231 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Lions, tigers, bears and even loyal pups and playful kitties all come from the same line of carnivorous mammals, a lineage whose origins are lost in time. Scientists have discovered one of the earliest ancestors of all modern carnivores.
Ancient Bees, Dinos May Have Died Out Together
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, carpenter bees, ancestors, vanished, wiped out, dinosaurs, study )

Giana
- 306 days ago - news.discovery.com
The ancestors of modern carpenter bees may have vanished from Earth roughly 65 million years ago, around the same time the dinosaurs were wiped out, a new study finds.
Fossil of Ancient Hairy Creature Reveals Clues About Mammal Ancestors
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, fossil, human, ancestors, mammals )

Giana
- 383 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An extremely well-preserved rodentlike fossil recently discovered in China provides some of the best evidence yet for how the earliest human ancestors lived.
Early Human Ancestor Primate Tiny, Scrappy
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, scientists, study, ancestors, primate )

Giana
- 443 days ago - news.discovery.com
The oldest known fossil primate skeleton, dating to 55 million years ago reveals that one of our earliest ancestors was a scrappy tree dweller with an unusual combination of features.
Hamster-Sized Mammal Topped Our Family Tree
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, ancestors, mammals, discovery, paleontology, evolution, research, science, study, scientists )

Michael
- 563 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists have unveiled a detailed portrait of the earliest ancestor of dogs, horses, humans and all other mammals that don't lay eggs or carry their young in a pouch -- even though it hasn't yet been found in the fossil record.
The 3.2 Million-Year-Old Fossilised Foot Bone That Proves When Man First Started to Walk
Science & Tech  (tags: Fossilised foot bone, Animal, Science, Ancestors, Research, Human evolution )

Nancy
- 1292 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have pinpointed the moment when our ancestors finally abandoned the trees to walk upright like modern people.
Study Finds Humans Still Evolving, and Quickly
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, ancestors, humans, europe, asia, africa, agriculture, disease, genes, dna, cattle, nutrition, siciety, culture, science, technology, research, investigation, humans )

Tom
- 1805 days ago - latimes.com
The pace of human evolution has been increasing at a stunning rate since our ancestors began spreading through Europe, Asia and Africa 40,000 years ago, quickening to 100 times historical levels after agriculture became widespread, according to a study.
DNA Tests Can Disappoint
Science & Tech  (tags: DNA, tests, humans, genes, ancestors, ancestry, genealogy, research, science, technology, website )

Laurel
- 2452 days ago - features.us.reuters.com
A new range of DNA tests promise to reveal long-lost relatives and allow those curious about where they came from to skip the tedious digging. But the results can be underwhelming.
   

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