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An anatomically incorrect sketch of an elasmosaurian plesiosaur. Sketched by Charles Robert Knight, 1897.

A look into the past…and into a gnarly set of teeth

New discoveries are made every day, but ‘new’ does not always mean current. In this case, scientists are using technology to reconstruct the jaws of a creature that dominated the oceans over 70 million years ago and are solving the mystery of how its strange teeth allowed for a diverse diet. Intrigued?

natural history of copulation

On the natural history of sex: which came first, internal or external fertilization?

Fish fossils have something surprising to tell us about last night.

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