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Oxygen appeared on Earth much earlier than thought

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:11

A new study suggests that oxygen appeared in the atmosphere up to 700 million years earlier than it was earlier believed, raising new questions about the evolution of early life.

Scientists sequence world`s oldest genome from 700,000-yr-old horse DNA

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 13:13

Scientists have sequenced the genome of a 700,000 years old horse making it the oldest animal that has had its genome decoded.

Giant squids are all of one species

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 15:34

Giant squid, which can grow to an astounding 43 feet long, have equally extraordinary DNA, a new study has revealed.

Lost photos reveal history of Greenland ice loss

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 21:54

A set of 80-year-old photographs unearthed in a basement archive has proved that Greenland`s ice was melting even faster then than it is now.