Scientists link mysterious ice-cream cone shaped fossils to Hallucigenia, a spiny, soft-bodied creature from 500 million years ago.
Jellyfish turn up in the unlikeliest of places...a Wisconsin sandstone quarry.
Long before animals roamed the earth, Prototaxites existed—a twenty-foot organism that some scientists classify as a giant fungus.
Did climate change wipe out the wooly mammoth? The fossil record may tell a different story of the mammoth's demise.
It's tricky business, but there's a lot you can figure out from a human skeleton if you know what you're doing.
How far back does the fossil record really go anyway? It might not be as far as you think.
We're related... to something that looks like an eel!
Picture this: it's the Cambrian period. There are all sorts of strange looking creatures swimming and crawling around the ocean floor...
Giant penguin populations started to decline about twenty five million years ago.
Researchers experimenting with yeast think evolution from single-celled to multi-celled organisms might have happened in the blink of an eye.