Berger 1

The fossil finder extraordinaire who's rewriting human evolution

The heretical passion of the man who first described Parkinson's

Gigantopithecus: The story of the greatest of the great apes

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A picture of the simulation

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk

A fossil may rewrite the story of how plants first lived on land

A fossil may rewrite the story of how plants first lived on land

Oxygen may have helped complex life arise a billion years early

Oxygen may have helped complex life arise a billion years early

Worst mass extinctions may have been caused by rising mountains

Worst mass extinctions may have been caused by rising mountains

Dinobird Archaeopteryx only flew in short bursts like a pheasant

Dinobird Archaeopteryx only flew in short bursts like a pheasant

Young 'dinosauromorphs' may have begged for food like baby birds

Young 'dinosauromorphs' may have begged for food like baby birds

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Reconstruction of Cheddar Man's head and shoulders

Ancient 'dark-skinned' Briton Cheddar Man find may not be true

Ella Al-Shamahi

The fossil finder who can't wait to return to war-torn Yemen

Odd fossils hint first complex life hung on long after its time

Odd fossils hint first complex life hung on long after its time

This is the oldest fossil of a plesiosaur from the dinosaur era

This is the oldest fossil of a plesiosaur from the dinosaur era

Dimetrodon

We’ve drawn iconic sail-wearing Dimetrodon wrong for 100 years

Fossilised worm holes

Tiny worm burrows may reveal when first complex animals evolved