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New coelacanth find rewrites history of the ancient fish

Coelacanths, an ancient group of fishes once thought to be long extinct, made headlines in 1938 when one of their modern relatives was caught off the coast of South Africa. Now coelacanths are making another splash and University of Alberta researchers are responsible.

Rocks and clocks help unravel the mysteries of ancient Earth

Dating technicals that can be used for the identification of fossils offer a glimpse into life's origins and can calibrate the Earth’s evolutionary clock.

Ancient whale skulls and directional hearing: A twisted tale

Archaeocete, an ancient whale may have used skewed skulls for navigation when in water.