evolution of insects

‘Walking cactus’ sheds light on the evolution of insects, spiders

February 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Fossils of an extinct creature, dubbed the 'walking cactus' - that lived around 500 million years ago, could be arthropods' lost relative, according to a new Chinese study.The ... Read more...

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Ancient Insects Grew Bigger With More Oxygen, Study Reveals

November 2nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant bugs may appear revolting to some while fascinating for others. What was previously just a hypothesis is now a fact, with John VandenBrooks of Arizona ... Read more...

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Dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen: Study

October 31st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): New experiments have confirmed that dragonflies grow bigger with more oxygen, or hyperoxia.The giant dragonflies of ancient Earth with wingspans of up to 70 centimetres are generally attributed ... Read more...

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Insects may have caused dinosaur extinction, suggests new study

January 4th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study by scientists has suggested that dinosaurs might have been wiped off the face off the Earth by biting, disease-carrying insects over a long period of ... Read more...

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