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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Oldest fossil hominin ear bones could yield important clues on origins of humankind
Researchers believe study of early human fossil ear bones could shed new light on the earliest exist...
Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere touches milestone level
For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has pa...
Fossil of great ape provides insights into human evolution
The fossil specimen of an ape skeleton, which was unearthed in Spain in 2002, has been assigned to a...
Meat-eating dinosaurs hatched eggs like brooding birds
Researchers examining fossil eggs have found that a small, bird-like North American dinosaur incubat...
Russian scientists name fossil reptile after Lenin
Russian scientists, studying pre-historic life, have named a recently discovered fossil ichthyosaur ...
Giant Arctic camel`s fossil found
Canadian paleontologists have discovered the fossilized remains of a giant camel that lived in the A...
India`s first dinosaur fossil rediscovered
India`s first recorded dinosaur has been rediscovered in Kolkata, according to a top scientific jour...
Giant predator fed on similar-sized prey
A 28-foot reptile species is the first top marine predator that fed on similar-sized prey more than ...
Fossils of first bird with teeth discovered
Birds have a beak to manipulate their food but a new fossil discovery found that some birds evolved ...
Fossil raindrops to shed light on early Earth`s atmosphere
Researchers are using the imprints of raindrops preserved in a 2.7 billion-year-old rock to figure o...
Rhino fossil found preserved in volcanic eruption
Researchers have identified the skull of a rhino that perished in a volcanic eruption about 9.2 mill...
Oldest flying fish fossil found
Analysis of fossils held in Chinese museum collections have revealed that flying fish existed much e...
New species of coelacanth fish discovered
Scientists have discovered a new species of coelacanth fish whose tiny pieces of fossil skull are 10...
100-million-year-old spider fossil found
Scientists have discovered an ancient fossil of a spider attacking a wasp during the dinosaur age, e...
Oldest modern human fossil in Southeast Asia found in Laos
Researchers have described an ancient skull recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in north...
Snakes originated on land not sea
One of the most primitive snake fossils have debunked the belief that the slithery reptiles had orig...
Sea levels may rise much higher, says study
Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, whic...
Fossil egg found in Spain links dinosaurs to modern birds
A new type of dinosaur egg discovered in Lleida, Spain, represents proof in favour of the hypothesis...
Setting sail with gas from wasted food
Engineers are designing the world`s first super efficient cargo vessels that will revolutionise ship...
China fossil site in World Heritage list
A site containing fossilised remains of 200 prehistoric marine species in China has been included in...
Bird with bony teeth ruled Oz skies long after dinosaur demise
Museum Victoria has announced the discovery of pelagornis chilensis, a huge extinct bird with bony t...
Rare Mongolian dinosaur skeleton seized
The US government seized a gigantic tyrannosaurus skeleton on Friday from a New York warehouse.
47-million-year old turtles fossilised in sexual embrace unearthed in Germany
Turtles, who were killed as they were having sex and then fossilised in their position, have been de...
Disputed dinosaur fossil auctioned in NYC
Despite the Mongolian government`s objections and a judge`s order blocking the sale, a fossil of a f...
Mysterious `monster` fossil discovered in US
An amateur paleontologist has recently discovered a very large and very mysterious fossil in the Cin...
Hundreds of fossils found near Buenos Aires
Paleontologists found about 300 well-preserved fossils of pre-historic animals at two quarries outsi...
Dinosaur fossil discovered in China
Fossilized bones of a dinosaur have been discovered in China`s Inner Mongolia region.
Big bird dinosaur fossil listed for protection in China
China has listed for protection the remains of a big, bird-like dinosaur whose skeletal remains were...
Europe`s biggest dinosaur skull found in Spain
A Spanish palaeontology foundation has presented the fossilized skull of the biggest dinosaur yet fo...
Wildfire biggest threat for dinosaurs: Study
It`s not only the predators, but also intense and frequent wildfires may have been a big threat to d...
Foot fossil indicates `another human relative was present at time of Lucy`
The fossil foot did not belong to a member of “Lucy’s” species, Australopithecus afarensis, the famo...
Fossil shows Lucy co-existed with another prehuman species
Lucy, it turns out, had company -- another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time in t...
A new, giant wasp discovered in Indonesia
Scientists have discovered a new and unusual wasp species during an expedition to the Indonesian isl...
Toothed flying reptile’s fossil found in China
A rare skull fossil of a pterosaur has been discovered in northeast China, a press release from the ...
Oldest fossilised forest unearthed in NY
An international team, who previously found evidence of the Earth’s earliest tree, has made another ...
World`s tallest ever penguin fossils discovered
Paleontologist have unearthed fossils of what they say the tallest ever penguin species that lived i...
Fossil footprints of world’s oldest elephant herd
Scientists have discovered some ancient footprints in the Arabian Desert dating back to over seven m...
Fossil footprints of prehistoric elephants found
Paleontologists have discovered some ancient footprints in the Arabian Desert dating back to over se...
Alaskan ice reveals human impact on global carbon cycle
Glacial ice has provided scientists new clues as to how the Earth’s remote ecosystems have been infl...
Tulip-shaped creature `discovered in Canada`
Scientists claim to have discovered in the Canadian Rockies a bizarre tulip-shaped creature that liv...
Fossils hint at evolution of animal kingdom
Scientists have found fossils that shed light on the evolutionary origin of animals from single-cell...
Scientists unravel mystery of missing mineral
Scientists have stumbled upon a cache of dolomite in coral reefs, ending a 100-year quest for the mi...
Fossil fuel dependence will limit global food output
Agriculture can keep pace with the ever growing global demand for food only by reducing its dependen...
Global carbon emissions up 50 percent
Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have gone up by 49 percent over the last t...
E.Coli may hold key to turning plants into biofuel
Common stomach bug E.coli may hold the key to turning plants into biodiesel, which is hailed as a po...
Gulf boom is spoiling environment: Study
Manmade islands, booming populations, overfishing and heavy use of fossil fuels have wreaked havoc i...
First python fossil unearthed in Germany
The fossil of a python dating from about 15 million years ago has been discovered in southern German...
World has five years to avoid severe warming: IEA
The world has just five years to avoid being trapped in a scenario of perilous climate change and ex...
Remains of 10,000-year-old giant sloth found
Scientists have found bones in Brazil that belonged to a 20-foot-tall sloth that lived some 10,000 y...
Tiny fossil part reveals biggest-ever pterosaur
Paleontologists have identified a small fossil fragment as being part of the biggest-ever toothed pt...
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