Common Ancestor of All Placental Mammals Was Insect-Eater: Study

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News Humans are known to have one functioning and three non-functioning chitinase genes — those that make … Continue reading Common Ancestor of All Placental Mammals Was Insect-Eater: Study

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Tiny, 540-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Didn’t Have an Anus

A scanning election microscope (SEM) took this detailed image of the deuterostome with the extra-large mouth. Credit: Jian Han A speck-size creature without an anus is the oldest known prehistoric … Continue reading Tiny, 540-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Didn’t Have an Anus