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Prehistoric shark remains found near Peru lake

The fossil was unearthed at the paleontological site of Imarrucos, northwest of Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake, said the ministry.

Jul 10, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Egyptian artisan created prosthetic wooden toe 3,000 years ago

Egyptologists from the University of Basel in Switzerland investigated the prosthesis using modern microscopy, X-ray technology, and computer tomography.

Jun 22, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
200-million-year-old giant dragonfly fossil found

200-million-year-old giant dragonfly fossil found

Dragonfly fossils are hard to preserve, but the newly discovered fossil is comparatively well-preserved, researchers said.

Jun 19, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Bizarre marine creature resembling a male reproductive organ creates waves on social media! - PIC INSIDE

Bizarre marine creature resembling a male reproductive organ creates waves on social media! - PIC INSIDE

The organism has an uncanny resemblance to the male reproductive organ.

Jun 19, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
Forgotten city discovered in Ethiopia

Forgotten city discovered in Ethiopia

The settlement, which is around 500 metres by 1,000 metres has buildings and walls constructed with large stone blocks ? leading people to assume only those with enormous stature or strength could

Jun 18, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Crocodiles and dinosaurs lived together, which means there are probably more fossils buried underneath, Jin Changzhu, a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and

Jun 09, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
Discovered - Oldest known human species' fossils found in Morocco

Discovered - Oldest known human species' fossils found in Morocco

The institute said the remains of the Homo sapiens, which were found in a remote village called Jbel Irhoud, Morocco, date back to over 300,000 years ago, Xinhua reported.

Jun 08, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Oldest orchid fossil dating back 45-55 million-years-old discovered!

Oldest orchid fossil dating back 45-55 million-years-old discovered!

The orchid family has some 28,000 species – more than double the number of bird species and quadruple the mammal species.

May 07, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

Archaeologists discover 4000-year-old model garden outside Egypt tomb

 Remains of nearly 4000-year-oldmodel garden was found in an open courtyard outside a Middle Kingdom (2050 to 1800 BC) tomb.

May 03, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Scientists accidentally discover world's oldest fungi; may be earliest known multicellular life!

Scientists accidentally discover world's oldest fungi; may be earliest known multicellular life!

The ancient fungus-like life forms, found in fossilised gas bubbles 800 metres (2,600 feet) underground in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, are remarkable not just for their age but their

Apr 25, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Scientists discover 70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils in China!

Scientists discover 70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils in China!

There have been similar finds in the Foshan region, which has gained a reputation in the scientific community for revealing valuable information from the Cretaceous period.

Apr 24, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
New 125 million-year-old species of herbivores dinosaurs discovered!

New 125 million-year-old species of herbivores dinosaurs discovered!

The bones of the dinosaur called Moabosaurus Utahensis were assembled using bones extracted over the course of four decades.

Apr 16, 2017, 22:42 PM IST
Scientists discover signs of life below worlds deepest point

Scientists discover signs of life below worlds deepest point

Scientists have discovered potential signs of life ten kilometres below the sea floor in the the deepest part of the worlds oceans, Mariana Trench.

Apr 12, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Archaeologists discover 13 ancient tombs in Tibet

Archaeologists discover 13 ancient tombs in Tibet

Archaeologists have discovered 13 ancient tombs which is estimated to be between 1,800 and 2,700 years old, in Bomi County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Apr 05, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Wall ruins of 2,000 year old Chinese city found

Wall ruins of 2,000 year old Chinese city found

It had disappeared completely by the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Mar 31, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Chewing like cows helped early mammals survive mass extinction

Chewing like cows helped early mammals survive mass extinction

 Pitch rotation results in basic up and down movement, and yaw rotation results in side-to-side, crosswise motion like a a cow munching away on grass.

Mar 28, 2017, 00:45 AM IST
Paleontologists identify 150 dinosaur tracks in Australia!

Paleontologists identify 150 dinosaur tracks in Australia!

The newly-identified 150 tracks are older than most dinosaur fossils unearthed in the eastern part of Australia and which are thought to be between 90 and 115 million years old.

Mar 27, 2017, 22:33 PM IST
When did human cannibalism originate? Scientists find oldest evidence!

When did human cannibalism originate? Scientists find oldest evidence!

Researchers eventually discovered 30 bones belonging to three individuals: a robust adult, a gracile adult and an infant, 'Live Science' reported.

Mar 26, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
World's largest capstone unearthed by archaeologists in Telangana!

World's largest capstone unearthed by archaeologists in Telangana!

The efforts to lift this massive capstone was coordinated by S S Rangacharyulu, archaeology consultant and K Padmanabha, assistant director (museums), as this mission required great precision and

Mar 26, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
Secret of human evolution may be hidden inside 400,000-year-old skull!

Secret of human evolution may be hidden inside 400,000-year-old skull!

The cranium was found in 2014. Since the sediments containing the cranium at the Aroeira site were firmly cemented, the cranium was removed from the site in a large, solid block.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

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