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Chinese paleontologists discover large feathered dinosaur


April 6th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Paleontologists in northeastern China have discovered fossils of a large feathered dinosaur, disproving a widely believed theory that large dinosaurs were featherless, according to research published in ... Read more...

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Oldest dinosaur nest discovered


January 27th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) A 190 million-year-old dinosaur nesting site - the oldest ever - has been unearthed in South Africa.The discovery of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylus has revealed significant ... Read more...

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Drop in CO2 triggered polar ice sheet formation


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels seems to have triggered Antarctic ice sheet formation.Scientists from Yale and Purdue Universities stumbled on the discovery while examining ... Read more...

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Oxygen breathing bugs older than thought


October 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 20 (IANS) Oxygen-breathing bugs thrived on land 100 million years earlier than estimated, according to the latest evidence unearthed by scientists. The most primitive form of aerobic respiring ... Read more...

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Genetic parasites changed pregnancy in mammals


September 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) How mammals reproduce today depends on a more than 100 million years old invasion of the mammalian genome by genetic parasites which radically changed the way ... Read more...

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Astronomers see end of world in 90-years


April 19th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Apr 19 (ANI): World is likely to end in 90 years and civilization has only a 50 per cent chance of surviving to 2100 without suffering a man-made catastrophic event, the ... Read more...

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Sugar-grain sized meteorites ‘rocked early Earth, Mars’ climates’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new research has claimed that bombardments of 'micro-meteorites' on Earth and Mars four billion years ago may have caused the planets' climates to cool dramatically, hampering their ... Read more...

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Huge lobster saved from the pot


March 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One very lucky lobster has been saved to live another day. The massive creature was caught in Britain and officials have taken the creature to an aquarium.The ... Read more...

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New study finds how Kleopatra got its moons


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A team of French and American astronomers has found how the asteroid Kleopatra gave birth to two moons probably spawned by the asteroid sometime in the past 100 ... Read more...

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Small, large dinosaurs existed peacefully


February 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) A new research has revealed that large and small dinosaurs co-existed peacefully. University of Manchester scientists used computers to simulate tracks left by dinosaurs in various types of ... Read more...

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100mn-yr-old ancestor of carnivorous insect fossil reveals evolution stasis


February 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a 100 million-year-old fossil of the ancestor of a carnivorous, cricket-like insect that still live today in southern Asia, northern ... Read more...

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How 450mn-yr-old mass extinction is closely linked to climate change


January 28th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Geobiologists at California Institute of Technology have found how the mass extinction that occurred 450 million years ago is linked to a cooling climate.The mass extinction coincided with ... Read more...

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Earth’s hot past indicates much hotter future


January 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Earth's hot past indicates a much hotter future than projected if the pace of greenhouse emissions continues unabated.The study warns that if CO2 emissions continue at their current ... Read more...

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Earth’s hot past points to drastic global warming


January 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new analysis has concluded that the magnitude of climate change during Earth's deep past suggests that future temperatures may eventually rise far more than projected if society ... Read more...

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Scientists may have found missing link between young and old galaxies


January 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Astronomers at the University of California, Berkeley, have suggested a possible missing link between gas-filled, star-forming galaxies and older, gas-depleted galaxies typically characterized as "red and dead."They have ... Read more...

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Global warming 300mn years ago ‘triggered the arrival of the dinos’


November 30th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that global warming devastated tropical rainforests 300 million years ago, which triggered an evolutionary burst among reptiles -- and inadvertently paved the way for the ... Read more...

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African lizard fossil liked to modern-day Komodo dragon in Indonesia


November 19th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found a mysterious link between the bones of ancient lizards found in Africa and the biggest, baddest modern-day lizard of them all, the Komodo ... Read more...

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Astronomers spot merging star systems that might explode


November 17th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Astronomers who found the first hypervelocity stars escaping the Milky Way have announced that their search also turned up a dozen double-star systems.Half of those are merging ... Read more...

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100-million-year-old gene mutation provides snapshot of evolution


October 19th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a snapshot of evolution in progress, by tracing how a gene mutation over 100 million years ago led flowers to make male and female parts ... Read more...

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Arctic bacteria may have the longest life cycle on Earth


September 21st, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Bacteria discovered on the Arctic sea floor may have longest life cycle of any known organism, as it has a hibernation period of up to 100 million years.Casey ... Read more...

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Prehistoric mammal hair discovered in Cretaceous amber


June 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Palaeontologists have discovered two mammal hairs encased in amber that is a 100 million years old.The oldest 3D specimens, found alongside a fly pupa in amber uncovered in ... Read more...

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Oldest mammalian hair found in France


May 20th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): The oldest sample of mammalian hair has been found in a 100 million-year-old lump of amber.The scales on the hair are similar to those found on the ... Read more...

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First Birds Were Poor fliers


May 17th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Investigators have come about with the fact that the earliest birds were poor fliers. They did not have feathers tough enough to take to the ... Read more...

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Water was present during Earth’s birth


May 14th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Volatile elements - most likely to include water - were present during the violent process of the Earth's birth between 30 and 100 million years after the solar ... Read more...

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Fossil find reveals tinier version of T-Rex


March 29th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) A fossil find shows that a tinier version of T-Rex existed in Australia. An international team found the hip bone at Dinosaur Cove in south-west Victoria. The team was ... Read more...

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Tyrannousaur dinosaurs stalked southern hemisphere!


March 29th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Australian scientists have found the first evidence that Tyrannosaur dinosaurs stalked the southern hemisphere continents. The fossil of a hip bone from a small T.Rex was discovered in the ... Read more...

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Atomic Clock, Always Accurate!


March 14th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) We all have witnessed at some point in time how our watches are to be tuned in for accuracy and time management. With Atomic clocks ... Read more...

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DNA sequencing unlocks 100 mln yrs of flowering plants’ evolution


February 24th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has unraveled 100 million years of evolution of flowering plants by sequencing the DNA of plant genomes.The study, by University of Florida researchers, targets one ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover 3,000 dinosaur footprints in China


February 7th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 07 (ANI): Scientists in China have reportedly found more than 3,000 dinosaur footprints, belonging to at least six dinosaur types.According to the state news agency Xinhua, the discovery was made ... Read more...

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Over 3,000 dinosaur footprints found in China


February 7th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) Archaeologists in China claim to have traced the evidence of mass migration of dinosaurs from the country's east more than 100 million years ago. The large track ... Read more...

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Scientists design world’s most accurate clock


February 5th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Physicists have built the world's most accurate timepiece, based on an advanced version of an experimental atomic clock relying on a single aluminum atom. It is more than twice ... Read more...

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How volcanoes snuffed out ocean life 100 million years ago


February 1st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a spate of volcanic activity may have triggered environmental changes that led to widespread destruction of life in the oceans some 100 ... Read more...

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Mystery behind human walking unravelled


December 21st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Ever wondered why a human baby needs an year to start walking, while a newborn foal is up and about soon after birth? A team of researchers from ... Read more...

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Spinosauras Shown On Monsters Resurrected


December 7th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.07 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the premiere show of "Monsters Resurrected", the topic was a carnivore dinosaur species known as Spinosauras. It was twice bigger than T-Rex and had long powerful ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal ‘evolutionary trigger’ that made flowering plants dominate Earth


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed the evolutionary trigger which led to early flowering plants gaining a major competitive advantage over rival species, leading to their subsequent boom and ... Read more...

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