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Long-sought fossil mammal with transitional middle ear found in China


April 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Palaeontologists have announced the discovery of Liaoconodon hui, a complete fossil mammal from the Mesozoic found in China that includes the long-sought transitional middle ear.The specimen was found ... Read more...

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First parrot-sized dino with only one finger discovered in China


January 25th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of parrot-sized dinosaur that has only one finger, in China.It belongs to the Alvarezsauroidea, a branch of the carnivorous dinosaur group Theropods ... Read more...

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Skygazers Eagerly Wait For Last Lunar Eclipse Of The Year


December 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Skygazers are in for a huge treat in the week ahead as the last lunar eclipse of the year is all set to make its presence ... Read more...

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SantaCon 2010 Pumps Up The Christmas Spirit In New York


December 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Christmas is round the corner and that marks the beginning of a number of winter excitements and delights for the citizens of United ... Read more...

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For 80mn years, Tyrannosaurs were the size of humans


September 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Tyrannosaurus rex might be known as those giant-sized dinosaurs, but for their first 80 million years, they were small-timers-no bigger than humans, say researchers.Recent fossil finds-including six ... Read more...

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New Predatory Dinosaur Discovery in Romania:Balour Bondoc “Stocky Dragon”


August 31st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report in News.Discovery.com, the fossil of a new predatory dinosaur has been discovered in Romania, which dated back to the time when Romania ... Read more...

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Geologists Discover New Predatory Dinosaur In Romania


August 31st, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Romanian and American researchers have discovered the remains of a new kind of dinosaurs which bears similarities with the frightening Velociraptor. "Balaur bondoc" meaning "stocky ... Read more...

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‘Stocky dragon’ dino was a terrifying predator of Late Cretaceous Europe


August 31st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of dinosaur called Balaur bondoc that hunted the dwarfed inhabitants of Late Cretaceous Europe.Balaur bondoc means 'stocky dragon' (Balaur from an archaic ... Read more...

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Picture of Darwin’s family tree discovered


August 25th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A photograph of the Charles Darwin's family tree-the Galton-Darwin-Wedgwood pedigree-first exhibited in 1932, has been found in the archives of Truman State University.A poster of the pedigree was ... Read more...

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New York’s Central Park could accommodate almost 100 dinosaurs


August 14th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): As many as 100 dinosaurs could have crowded into New York's Central Park, estimated a palaeontologist.James Farlow of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and colleagues have worked out ... Read more...

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Archaeologists Find Remains of Giant, Dog-sized Rats


July 28th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The remains of ancient, dog sized rats, which were three times the size of the largest species alive today, were found by archaeologists in a remote ... Read more...

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Giant dog-sized rats discovered in Australia


July 28th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists in Australia have given the details of the remains of the giant rats that were discovered in a cave in East Timorese.The ancient rats, which ... Read more...

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Remnants Of Giant Dog-Sized Rats Unearthed In An East Timorese Cave


July 28th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Australian archaeologists have cataloged the remnants of primordial giant rats. These rats possessed the size of a small dog. These remnants were unearthed by ... Read more...

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Remains Of Giant Dog Sized Rat Found In East Timor


July 28th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The archaeologists of Australia have unearthed the remains of the World's largest rat ever to have scurried on earth. The incredible discovery was made during ... Read more...

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Two new fish species found in oil spill area


July 9th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) It is amazing but true. Even as tonnes of oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, experts have discovered two new fish species in the now polluted waters. A ... Read more...

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New research explains how galaxy centres light up


July 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that galactic nuclei (AGN), the extremely bright centres of some galaxies, which have sustained recent cloud impacts have enough fuel to light up by giving ... Read more...

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New fossil material reveals Azendohsaurus as an early reptile, not a dinosaur


May 19th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): New fossil material has revealed that Azendohsaurus was not a dinosaur, but a peculiar early reptile.A careful new analysis of A. madagaskarensis-this time based on the entire skull ... Read more...

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Bee species that builds its nest with petals


May 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) In a rare coincidence, researchers working in both Turkey and Iran discovered on the same day how a rare species of bee builds its nest with petals of ... Read more...

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Bureaucracy linked to a nation’s growth


April 20th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): The first bureaucratic systems may have a lasting influence on today's modern states, concludes a new research.The research by the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) was conducted ... Read more...

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Leech pulled out from a girl’s nose


April 16th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lima, Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A big leech has been pulled out from the nose of a girl, who is suspected to have contracted it, when she was swimming in a ... Read more...

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Leech in girl’s nose


April 16th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fresh type of leech, which plagues human beings, has been unearthed by the investigators. It has been named Tyrannobdella rex, which means tyrant ... Read more...

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New Species Of Leech Found Inside Girl’s Nose


April 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A two inch long leech was today removed from a young girl's nose, leading to the discovery of an entirely new species of the blood-sucking animal. ... Read more...

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Claimed “missing link” between humans and early primates refuted by scientists


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): New research work by scientists has indicated that a fossil that was celebrated last year as a possible "missing link" between humans and early primates is actually a ... Read more...

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Biologists discover a new pocket mouse


February 1st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the existence of a new species of spiny pocket mouse from Venezuela - Heteromys catopterius. The name derives from the Greek katoptêrios, ... Read more...

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How Earth survived its birth


January 8th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 8 (ANI): New simulations created by researchers have shown how Earth survived its birth.For the last 20 years, the best models of planet formation - or how planets grow ... Read more...

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Some early carnivores were built to walk on ground, not sit on trees


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): A new research that has reworked the carnivore family tree has determined that some early carnivores were built to walk on the ground at least part of the ... Read more...

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New fossils reveal that dinosaurs originated from South America


December 13th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New fossils have been found that point to the fact that dinosaurs originated from the region of South America. There has been a new and ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs originated from South America: Reports


December 11th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been new discovery about the origins of dinosaurs. There has been a new and exciting discovery of a primitive precursor to Tyrannosaurus Rex, which ... Read more...

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Astronomers discover new star through Galileo’s technique


December 10th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.10 (ANI): Astronomers have reportedly discovered a faint star orbiting the Big Dipper -- Alcor B -- using a novel technique known to 17th century astronomer and scientist GalileoAccording to a ... Read more...

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Exploring the gruesome world of raptors


November 25th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): In a new study, three students from Montana State University, US, have explored the gruesome world of raptors.Normally focused on dinosaurs, the students compared the claws and killing ... Read more...

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How humans may, or may not, evolve in the future


November 25th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): An article in National Geographic News has made four predictions in which human beings may, or may not evolve in the future.The first prediction is that human ... Read more...

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Rain might have helped Stone Age humans to cross the Sahara


November 10th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): New evidence has indicated that wet spells may have helped Stone Age humans cross the Sahara desert on their way out of Africa about 93,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

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Scientist rediscovers long feared extinct bird


October 14th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): Thanks in part to a Michigan State University (MSU) scientist, a critically endangered crow has been rediscovered on a remote, mountainous Indonesian island.The Banggai Crow was believed by ... Read more...

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Largest genetic study of humpback whale populations conducted in Southern Hemisphere


October 14th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and an international coalition of organizations have unveiled the largest genetic study of humpback whale populations ... Read more...

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Dirty stars make good solar system hosts


October 8th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Using new computer simulations, scientists have suggested that dirty stars that are full of dust and gas make good solar system hosts.When a star forms, collapsing from a ... Read more...

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