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Scientists identify long lost cousin of T. rex in China


April 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new species of gigantic theropod dinosaur, said to be a close relative of T. rex, from fossil skull and jawbones discovered in China.According to ... Read more...

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Brawn beats beauty in human mating game


May 14th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Brute strength, not beauty, ensured winning mates among human ancestors, according to an anthropologist. "There is sexual competition in many species, including humans," said David A. Puts, assistant ... Read more...

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Human mating competition was won by brawn, not beauty


May 14th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Winning mates in early human history was dependent on sheer physical prowess, not attractiveness."There is sexual competition in many species, including humans," said David A. Puts, assistant professor ... Read more...

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SUV-sized fish swam the Jurassic waters 170 million years ago


February 19th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have identified 170 million year old fossils as belonging to SUV-sized filter-feeding fishes that emerged during the Jurassic Period, and lived until the extinction event that wiped ... Read more...

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Good dentists may have saved the dinos from extinction


December 15th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): If the dinosaurs had dentists to take care of their teeth, they would have been probably alive today.At least, this is the picture that is emerging out of ... Read more...

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Russia says ’skull with hole’ only evidence of Hitler’s suicide


December 9th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 9 (ANI): Discarding claims made by American scientists, Russia has insisted that a skull fragment with a bullet hole at the national archive is that of Adolf Hitler, and it ... Read more...

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Hitler’s bullet-punctured skull is actually a woman’s, claim US researchers


September 28th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 28 (ANI): German dictator Adolf Hitler's suicide in his Berlin bunker is being disputed by some American researchers who claim that a bullet-punctured skull, which has long been thought to ... Read more...

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2 mln yr old skulls rewrite history of humankind


September 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls, dating back to about 1.8 million years ago, at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 20 ancient human skeletons with their offerings in Mexico


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Twenty complete human skeletons with their offerings have been rescued and registered by a team of archaeologists in Cholula, in Puebla, Mexico.According to www.artdaily.org, 25 Late Post Classic ... Read more...

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Dracula fish lost its teeth about 50 million years ago


March 11th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Scientists have used DNA analysis to suggest that the Dracula fish lost its teeth about 50 million years ago, and developed rows of sharp protrusions that resemble ... Read more...

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Scientists find 6 ancient bat species in Egypt


March 7th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Researchers have discovered six new species of ancient bats in Egypt that date back to the Eocene epoch, 56 million to 34 million years ago.The experts behind the ... Read more...

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Platypuses might have evolved slower than earlier believed


January 22nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 22 (ANI): The discovery of 100 million year old fossilized jawbones of a platypus like animal suggests that egg-laying mammals such as the platypus might have evolved more slowly than ... Read more...

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