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A Curtin University researcher has revealed that Australia`s deadly eruptions, which occurred over 510 million years ago, were the significant reason behind the climate change that caused history`s first known mass extinction.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 12:06
A new study on prehistoric big cats suggests that finicky eaters usually do not survive mass extinction events.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:42
According to researchers, around 252 million years ago, microbes which are believed to produce methane caused a major disaster may have led to the mass extinction in earth`s history.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:48
Researchers have said that crocodile-like amphibians and later the precursors of the known plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs went in search of prey in the oceans soon after the end of the mass extinction.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 09:49
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.
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