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Pristine Impact Crater Located In The Desert Of Egypt Was Discovered By Google Earth Photographs

July 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A particularly well preserved impact crater was discovered in a remote desert area of Egypt. The scientists announced their findings on Thursday.The crater has ... 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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Reduction in greenhouse gases caused prehistoric global cooling: Study

February 27th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Ice in Antarctica suddenly appeared about 35 million years ago. For the previous 100 million years the continent had been essentially ice-free. The question for science has been, ... Read more...

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35.5 mln yr old global cooling caused by sharp decline in CO2

February 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): A new research has found that prehistoric global cooling that started in Antarctica about 35.5 million years ago, was caused by a sharp drop in the carbon ... Read more...

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Modern koalas co-existed with giant ones for hundreds of thousands of years

January 5th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 5 (ANI): Contrary to the suggestion that modern koalas are dwarf descendants of prehistoric giant koalas that got extinct about 50,000 years ago, an Australian palaeontologist has established that ... Read more...

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Australia’’s iconic koala is not a dwarf, claims new study

December 16th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A palaeontologist has determined that Australia''s iconic koala is not a dwarf and the finding has major implications for theories on what happened to the continent''s prehistoric ... Read more...

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Volcanic eruptions can be both a boon and bane for people

March 19th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (ANI): A new study of two small-scale volcanoes in central Mexico and northern Arizona, has revealed that they have had opposite effects on the nearby communities and are ... Read more...

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