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Fossilized Arthropod Has Spider-Like Brain

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October 17, 2013
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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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AFP (July 24, 2013) — A team of paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a 72 million-year-old dinosaur tail in a desert in northern Mexico. It's the first ever found in the country.
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Rare, Blood-Filled Mosquito Fossil Discovered

Rare, Blood-Filled Mosquito Fossil Discovered

Buzz60 (Oct. 15, 2013) — Scientists say they found a fossilized mosquito full of blood the insect sucked down right before death. If you think that sounds eerily familiar to 'Jurassic Park,' you're not alone. As Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reports, the researchers who found the fossil are explaining how the 1993 hit dinosaur movie couldn't happen with this guy.
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"Dinosaur Eggs" Discovered in Chechnya

"Dinosaur Eggs" Discovered in Chechnya

Russia Today (Apr. 18, 2012) — Fossilized “dinosaur eggs” have been excavated in southern Russia's Republic of Chechnya. Locals are excited about prospects the discovery might open for their tourism industry. Scientists are doubtful.
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Scientists Solve Mystery of Chile's Massive Whale Graveyard

Scientists Solve Mystery of Chile's Massive Whale Graveyard

Newsy (Feb. 26, 2014) — The site, which was discovered in 2010, contains dozens of fossilized whales believed to have been killed by toxic algae, or "red tide." Video provided by Newsy
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