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  1. Fossils

    Bizarre ancient critter has spines but no anus 

    The spiny discovery moves this minion lookalike off a distant limb on the human family tree.

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  2. Fossils

    Ancient ‘ManBearPig’ mammal lived fast — and died young

    Developing in the womb for a while — but being born ready to take on the world — may have helped post-dinosaur mammals rise to dominance.

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  3. Fossils

    Bright-colored feathers may have topped pterosaurs’ heads

    Fossil remains of a flying reptile hint that their vibrant crests may have originated 250 million years ago in a common ancestor with dinosaurs.

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  4. Humans

    Scientists Say: Denisovan

    The Denisovans were a recently discovered population of ancient hominids.

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  5. Fossils

    Cool Jobs: Bringing paleontology to the people

    From museums to movies, these three paleontologists totally rock their connections with the public.

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  6. Tech

    Smartphones can now bring Ice Age animals back to ‘life’

    Scientists bring Ice Age creatures to life with augmented reality. You can view these creatures in your own world on a smartphone.

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  7. Fossils

    One of the earliest meat-eating mammals was saber-toothed

    Millions of years before the evolution of saber-toothed cats, a newly discovered "hypercarnivore" prowled the forests of what is now San Diego.

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  8. Archaeology

    Our species may have reached Europe while Neandertals were there

    Archaeological finds from an ancient French rock-shelter show periodic settlements by both populations, just not at the same time.

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  9. Animals

    Mysterious kunga is the oldest known human-bred hybrid animal

    People bred these animals — part donkey, part wild ass — some 4,500 years ago, probably for use in fighting wars.

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