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The strange tale of the lizard`s breath

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:34

Air flows through lizard lungs in one direction, a finding that may prompt a rethink about how some species evolved following Earth`s biggest mass extinction, a study said on Wednesday.

World`s oldest prehistoric toilet unearthed in Argentina

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 19:58

Scientists have discovered thousands of fossilised poos left by rhino-like megaherbivores, 240 million years ago in Argentina, suggesting that ancient reptiles gathered together to defecate.

Flowering plants originated on Earth 100 m yrs earlier than believed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 14:28

Scientists have said that new fossils have suggested that flowering plants could have originated during the early Triassic, pushing the time believed by about 100 million years.

Oldest existing lizard-like fossil discovered

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 20:46

The fossilised remains of a reptile closely related to lizards are the oldest yet to be discovered, scientists say.