It took only years to kill more than 90 percent of all life on Earth, according to the most precise study yet of the Permian mass extinction, the greatest die-off in the past 540 million years. Trilobites disappeared during this time.
One of the famous Brachylophosaura of Malta, Montana. This is "Roberta" but they also have "Leonardo", listed in the Guiness Book of Records as the world's best preserved dinosaur: with intact skin, muscle and internal organs.
Living fossils are found throughout the fossil layers. In fact, almost every “family” of living animals has an amazingly similar ancestor preserved deep in the fossil record. What does this mean? This exclusive wall chart provides an overview of some of these living fossils.
Black Death Left a Mark on Human Genome 3 February 2014 The Black Death didn’t just wipe out millions of Europeans during the century. It left a mark on the human genome, favoring those who carried certain immune system genes