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Rare Fossilized 500 Million Years Old Embryos
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Researchers have found rare fossilized embryos from the Cambrian period. Their methods of study may help with future interpretation of evolutionary history.

Four-Eyed Daddy Longlegs Fossil Fills in Evolutionary Tree
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: New research indicates that primitive daddy longlegs had two pairs of eyes, adding significant details to the evolutionary story of this diverse and highly successful group.

Testing Life's Origins around Deep Sea Vents
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Scientists are exploring the theory that simple metabolic reactions could have led to the origin of life around hot springs on the sea floor.

Ancient Fossil Reveals Oldest Known Circulatory System
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: A fossil creature buried in an "invertebrate version of Pompeii" more than half a billion years ago reveals the first-known cardiovascular system in exquisitely preserved detail.

Unlocking Darwin's 'Mystery of Mysteries'
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Hybrid incompatibility -- failure of 2 closely related species to produce offspring that survive and reproduce -- has puzzled scientists beginning with Charles Darwin.

Designing 'Living' Materials
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Engineers have figured out a way to have bacterial cells produce biofilms that incorportate non-living materials.

Life’s Fuel Cells
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Researchers have built miniature metabolic fuel cells out of elements that would have been available to life on the early Earth.

Pinwheel 'Living' Crystals and the Origin of Life
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Scientists have discovered that spinning nanoparticles have a tendency to organize themselves, and the process may shed new light on the origin of life.

Ancient 'Great Leap Forward' for Life in the Open Ocean
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: Researchers studying genomic data of cyanobacteria have revealed new clues about the evolution of complex life on Earth.

New Insights into the Origin of Birds
Topic: Origin & Evolution of Life
Summary: A new study suggests that flight in birds arose through several evolutionary steps, which began to occur at least 20 million years before the first bird.

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