University of New Mexico

Cow may be biggest mammal if humans keep up extinctions: Study

Cow may be biggest mammal if humans keep up extinctions: Study

The spread of humans around the world from Africa thousands of years ago wiped out big mammals in a shrinking trend that could make the cow the biggest mammal on Earth in a few centuries` time, a scientific study said on Thursday.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
Scientists discover new species of crocodile-like dinosaur

Scientists discover new species of crocodile-like dinosaur

Scientists have discovered a new species of tyrannosaur dinosaur. They also found that their face was covered in a scaly protective layer with a high degree of tactile sensitivity, similar to crocodiles.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

Relax! No day nap or eight-hour sleep for our ancestors either

One myth dispelled by the results is that in earlier eras people went to bed at sundown. The subjects of the study stayed awake an average of three hours and 20 minutes after sunset.
 

Oct 16, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

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