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World`s `biggest dinosaur` discovered in Argentina

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:31

Paleontologists have unearthed fossiled bones largest dinosaur ever in Argentina that is believed to have walked on Earth.

75 million-year-old giant turtle`s bone from fossil discoveries assembled

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 20:38

Paleontologists have assembled a giant turtle`s bone from fossil discoveries made centuries apart.

120-mn-yr-old `animal Pompeii` may have wiped out China`s ancient creatures

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 15:00

Scientists believe that the creatures from the lower Cretaceous era in north-east China were instantly killed by volcanic eruptions similar to the blast that hit the Roman city of Pompeii.

Mass extinction may not cause all organisms to `shrink` under `Lilliput effect`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 14:46

The sizes of organisms following mass extinction events may vary more than previously believed, which may be inconsistent with the predictions of the so-called `Lilliput effect.`

100-million-years old flowering plants provide oldest evidence of sex

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 19:21

The oldest evidence of sexual reproduction has been found in a flowering plant dating back 100 million years.

100-million-year old amber fossil reveals ancient reproduction in flowering plants

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 18:24

Researchers have discovered a 100-million-year old piece of amber which reveals the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant- a cluster of 18 tiny flowers from the Cretaceous Period.

Dinosaurs evolved beaks to aid feeding

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 19:25

Beaks evolved in some dinosaurs in order to stabilise their skulls while gobbling down food, scientists say.

Functional importance of dinosaur beaks revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 11:49

Scientists used high-resolution X-ray computed tomography (CT scanning) and computer simulations to take a closer look at the dinosaur beaks.

New insights into evolution of Earth`s atmosphere

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 15:09

Atmospheric oxygen was considerably lower in Earth`s geological past than previously assumed, scientists have found.

Seawater found near Chesapeake Bay up to 150 million years old

Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 23:58

Researchers have revealed that the seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old.

Oldest bird tracks uncovered in Australia

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 18:41

Two thin-toed footprints pressed into a sandy riverbank more than 100 million years ago are Australia`s oldest known bird tracks, scientists say.

Scientists digitally reconstruct one of world`s largest dinosaurs

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 11:46

Experts have digitally reconstructed one of the world`s largest dinosaurs, allowing it to take its first steps in over 94 million years.