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“Nutcracker Man” dined on grasses, not nuts one million years ago!


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): According to a new study, Paranthropus boisei, an ancient human relative that was nicknamed "Nutcracker Man" because of its powerful jaws and large, flat teeth ate grass and ... Read more...

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Scientists extract DNA of extinct giant bird from fossil eggs


March 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): Experts have successfully managed to extract DNA from a 19,000-year-old emu eggshell.Charlotte Oskam and Michael Bunce, Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia, were able to isolate mitochondrial DNA ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to explore feasting habits of ancient builders of Stonehenge


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): A new research project by archaeologists is seeking to investigate the feasting habits of the ancient builders of the Stonehenge.According to a report in Culture24, the team who ... Read more...

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New technique may improve clean-up efforts of contaminants in underground water


January 31st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A technique developed at the University of Toronto (U of T) provides a new way to monitor and improve the success of clean-up efforts of dangerous contaminants ... Read more...

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Chemical isotope analysis reconstructs last months of cougars life


August 11th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): A new study has enabled to reconstruct the last months of a cougars life by analyzing the chemical isotopes in its claw, a technique that could help ... Read more...

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Parts of comet Wild 2 formed close to the sun


January 4th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): New analysis of the samples of the material picked up during NASAs Stardust mission, have indicated that parts of the comet Wild 2 formed in an area close ... Read more...

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