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A fossilised skeleton of a tiny creature with a long tail, sharp teeth and monkey-like feet has turned out to be the oldest-known primate – the group that includes gorillas, chimps and humans.
Discovery in Siberia passed on to researchers who hope to clone extinct animal
A tiny but feisty species of amphibian that lived in the shadows of dinosaurs has been discovered by scientists.
The gingko became a ubiquitous presence in modern life – whether in sculpture form or as a smart drug.
A new species of dinosaur whose translated name means “lonely small bandit” has been discovered in Madagascar.
Think animals of the frozen north and you think polar bear, musk ox, and walrus – but now you can also think camel.
Bones locked away for more than half a century overturn previous theories
The first ever Mario game ever to be depicted in resplendent HD.
It's official: A giant marine reptile that roamed the seas roughly 150 million years ago is a new species, researchers say. The animal, now named Pliosaurus funkei, spanned about 40 feet and had a 6.5-foot-long skull with a bite four times as powerful as Tyrannosaurus rex.
An 11 year-old Russian boy made one of the discoveries of the century when he stumbled across the remains of a 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth, the New Scientist reports.
A "shaggy" close cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in China is the biggest feathered dinosaur known, scientists have revealed.
A magnolia tree in full bloom was the very symbol of spring yesterday in Kensington, west London, as millions of Britons around the country enjoyed temperatures at least 8C warmer than normal for the time of year. Porthmadog in North Wales saw the warmest temperature, 21.7C, making it hotter than Madrid.
Walk Of The Month: Isle of Wight - Where else can you stumble upon a 65 million-year-old oyster? Mark Rowe takes a step back on the Isle of Wight
After 150 years of being classified as the oldest bird, scientists have knocked the fossil Archaeopteryx off its perch and reclassified it as a feathered dinosaur, one of many that were fluttering around in the Jurassic period more than 150 million years ago.