Bonavista Peninsula gets historic nod from UNESCO for 560M-year-old fossils

Ediacaran fossils can be seen in the rock near Port Union's shoreline. (Garrett Barry/CBC) Rock formations and fossil finds on Newfoundland and Labrador's Bonavista Peninsula were given international honours Friday…

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Thought to be extinct, Beothuk DNA is present in living families, genetics researcher finds

Steve Carr is a biology professor at Memorial University in St. John's. (Memorial University ) A St. John's genetics specialist has found DNA connections that link the Beothuk people to contemporary…

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