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Jurassic pterosaur fossils found for 1st time in S. Hemisphere

A long tail ending in a rhombus-shaped tip and sharp teeth pointing toward the front of the beak are a…

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Tech

Fossil’s new Wear OS smartwatches get faster charging and better health-tracking | Engadget

Fossil is today announcing its new Gen 6 smartwatches, its first range of devices powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear…

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Science

Ancient comb jelly had more complex nerves than its modern relatives

By James Urquhart An artist’s impression of the comb jelly fossil Holly Sullivan A comb jelly fossil from some 500…

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Tech

A Mammoth Tusk Reveals a Woolly (and Unprecedented) Tale

“That was very surprising to me,” says Bataille of these ranges, which were much larger than he’d expected. “It definitely…

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Canada

Sponge-like fossils discovered in Northwest Territories may be evidence of oldest animal on Earth

Breadcrumb Trail Links Canada The fossil, the study says, predates the known timeline of animal evolution on Earth by 350…

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Science

Waves of animals died at an ancient Spanish lake and now we know why

By James Urquhart Fossilised skeleton of Decennatherium rex, an ancient ancestor of giraffes M. Martín-Perea et al, Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol.…

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Science

Sponge fossils suggest animals already existed 890 million years ago

By Michael Marshall Microscopic calcite structures reveal the protein skeleton of an ancient sponge E.C. Turner The origin of animals…

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Mystery early human found in 130,000-year-old Israel fossils

TEL AVIV — Scientists say they have discovered a new kind of early human after studying pieces of fossilized bone…

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Science

Dinosaurs lived in the Arctic around 70 million years ago

By Cameron Duke An artistic depiction of the tyrannosaur Nanuqsaurus with its young James Havens We have been discovering dinosaur…

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Fossils of giant rhinos found in China, largest land mammals ever

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. 22-million-year-old giant rhino fossils were…

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