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Even apes can’t ‘ape’ the human bite


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 22 (ANI): The human bite is stronger than that of a typical ape, proving that our skull is quite strong despite its wimpish appearance, according to a new Australian research.The ... Read more...

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Scientists disprove earliest apelike human ancestor


October 28th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have disproved the theory that the 50-million-year-old fossil of an "apelike" creature, discovered in 1992 in what is now northern Africa, was ... Read more...

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Tiniest dino yet found in North America weighed less than a teacup Chihuahua


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new study has led to the identification of the tiniest dinosaur in North America yet found, which weighed less than a teacup Chihuahua.According to a report ... Read more...

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95 million year old fossils reveal earlier origin for modern octopus


March 18th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have found five specimens of 95 million year old fossils of Cretaceous octopuses, which reveals a much earlier origin for the modern octopus.The five specimens have ... Read more...

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3D analysis indicates Hobbit was not human


January 21st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Using a 3D analysis, a scientist has determined that the fossil of a species found in Indonesia in 2003, popularly called the Hobbit, is not human.The scientist ... Read more...

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Great white shark bite hardest of them all today


August 6th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) The great white shark possesses the most lethal and formidable bite of any existing species, according to a new study. Researchers calculated that the bite force of its ... Read more...

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Great white sharks extinct relative had the mightiest bite among all carnivores


August 4th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have used sophisticated computer modelling to calculate that the bite force of the great white sharks extinct relative - the gigantic fossil species Carcharodon megalodon, is ... Read more...

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Fossil of worlds oldest plant-eating lizard could shed light on evolutionary puzzle


March 25th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a rare fossil in Japan that belongs to the worlds oldest plant-eating lizard, which could shed light on an evolutionary puzzle that Charles Darwin ... Read more...

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Earliest birds acted more like turkeys than common cuckoos


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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