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Oldest land predators` Dimetrodon killed prey with `steak-knife` teeth

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 10:41

Researchers have found that Dimetrodon, a carnivore that walked on land between 298 million and 272 million years ago, was a meat lover and had the first known serrated "steak knife" teeth.

Oldest land predators killed prey with `steak-knife` teeth

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:48

Hold your breath. The oldest land predators on earth were able to grab, rip and dismember large prey - thanks to `steak-knife` teeth they got, reveals research.

How height turned to might during prehistoric organisms` evolution

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 12:28

Researchers have suggested that height may have offered a distinct advantage to the earliest forms of multicellular life.

New celestial object blurs line between planets and brown dwarfs

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:06

A new celestial object, located nearly 500 light years away from the Sun, has challenged traditional understandings about how planets and stars form.

Candian universities to woo Indian students

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 13:39

Officials from nine Canadian universities will visit India for two weeks to meet students in selected schools in five cities to hold information sessions on how Canada can be a premier destination for higher education.

Destination Canada!

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:35

Interested in studying in maple leaf country? <b>Niyati Chheda Gala</b> gives you a low down on Canadian opportunities.

New speedy, herbivorous dinosaur discovered in Canada

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 14:15

A new quick-footed herbivorous dinosaur, that roamed the Earth 77 million years ago, has been discovered in Canada.

Fossilised embryos shed light on dinosaur development

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 09:07

Scientists on Wednesday said they had unearthed a treasure trove of fossilised dinosaur embryos dating back some 190 million years, a find that sheds light on how these enigmatic reptiles developed in the egg.

Super-luminous supernovae `likely explosion of universe’s earliest stars`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012, 14:19

The stellar explosions which formed the super-rare and super-luminous supernovae may have occurred at a time when the universe was much younger and probably soon after the Big Bang.