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Fossilized Arthropod Has Spider-Like Brain

Date:
October 17, 2013
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Summary:
A fossil more than 500 million years old of the best-preserved nervous system ever found shows spiders and scorpions had related ancestors.


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Discovery of a Dinosaur Tail in Northern Mexico

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