Fossils fill evolutionary gap between fish and 4-legged beasts

Posted in Featured, Science on 10th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

How did fish evolve into four-legged beasts that roam the land? A key part of that mystery has been solved by fossils found on a Nova Scotia beach.

Unusually Short Lived Fish Could Hold the Secrets to Getting Old

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

For scientists who study ageing, the turquoise killifish could be the key to their future experiments.

Ancient fossil may rewrite fish family tree

Posted in Featured, Science on 13th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

These findings as a whole could correct the misconception that cartilaginous fish are more primitive than bony fish.

In fossilized fish eye, rods and cones preserved for 300 million years

Posted in Science on 25th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

It is the first time that fossilized photoreceptors from a vertebrate eye have ever been found.

Modern genetics confirm ancient relationship between fins and hands

Posted in Science on 22nd Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Fossils show that the wrist and digits clearly have an aquatic origin.