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June 21, 2018

Museum of Paleontology

May 17, 2016

Tools show humans settled southeastern U.S. earlier than first thought

The discovery of stone tools found in a Florida river show that humans settled the southeastern United States far earlier than previously believed — perhaps by as much as 1,500 years, according to a team of scientists that includes a University of Michigan paleontologist.

July 14, 2014

Two CT-scanned Siberian mammoth calves yield trove of insights

CT scans of two newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric pachyderms.

In addition, the X-ray images show that both creatures died from suffocation after inhaling mud.

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