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Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought, scientists said Monday.
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.`
Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 16:22
Researchers have found proof for catastrophic oceanographic events linked with climate change and a mass extinction 375 million years ago that devastated tropical marine ecosystems.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 11:41
Researchers has revealed that rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice may have contributed to massive die-offs on land millions of years ago.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 14:41
A new study has revealed the mysterious relationship between Pangea integration and the biggest mass extinction that happened 250 million years ago.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 12:11
A new research has studied how anomodonts responded after Permian mass extinction, about 252 million years ago.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 16:31
Newly discovered fossils from 10 million years after the mass extinction reveal a lineage of animals thought to have led to dinosaurs in Tanzania and Zambia.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 17:22
The arrival of human beings in the Pacific including New Zealand led to a rapid mass extinction of about 10 percent of the world`s bird species, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 16:00
Climate change could see dozens of lizard species becoming extinct within the next 50 years, a new research has warned.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012, 19:31
Saber-toothed cats and American lions were not driven to extinction by lack of food, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 09:45
Marine animal groups like ammonoids and conodonts already peaked three or four million years earlier, namely still during the Ear-ly Triassic, researchers say.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012, 16:08
A humble microbe, instead of a devastating meteorite or a catastrophic volcanic eruption, wiped off over 90 percent of the species on Earth 251-million-years ago.
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