fossil discoveries

Experts suggest ancient fossils ‘not human ancestors but extinct cousins’

February 17th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Biological anthropologists from the George Washington University and the New York University have questioned the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

14 million years old fossil found in Pakistan

October 28th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) The fossil of a beast that walked on earth some 14 million years ago has been found in a Pakistani village.The Punjab University's zoology department research team discovered ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ancient Giant Penguin Fossil Unearthed

October 1st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 1, 2010(Pen Men at Work): the fossil of a giant prehistoric penguin has been discovered recently. Scientists who analyzed the fossil have revealed certain startling facts about the prehistoric bird. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two New Dinosaur Species Found In Utah

September 23rd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in Utah have discovered fossils of two new species of dinosaurs in Utah, one of which have as many as 15 horns on its head. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Amphibian 70 mn years older than dinosaurs found

March 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) A 300-million-year-old fossil of an amphibian that roamed the planet 70 million years before the dinosaurs has been found, a media report said. Daily Express reported Tuesday that scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Komodo Dragon most likely evolved in Australia 3-4 mln yrs ago

September 30th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A team of palaeontologists and archaeologists, who studied fossil evidence from Australia, Timor, Flores, Java and India, has shown that Komodo Dragons most likely evolved in Australia around ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Complex life existed on Earth more than 400 mln yrs earlier than believed

April 22nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 22 (ANI): In an analysis of fossil deposits in central India, an international team of geologists has found that complex life, in the form of multicellular organisms, existed on earth ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

375 million-year-old fossil of ‘mother fish’ discovered

May 29th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) A Museum Victoria team announced its latest and the most remarkable find Thursday -- a 375 million-year-old fossil of placoderm fish with intact embryo and mineralised umbilical cord. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |