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University of Chicago Medical Center

Reconstruction of Tarrasius problematicus

Caption: Tarrasius problematicus, a 345-million-year-old eel-like fish, had a surprisingly human-like spine, new research from the University of Chicago reveals.

Credit: Lauren Sallan/University of Chicago

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