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Tiny dinosaur tailor-made for running discovered

March 30th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a tiny dinosaur tailor-made for running, according to a new Chinese-Canadian-British study. The fossil skeleton of the tiny animal, named Xixianykus Zhangi, is incomplete but ... Read more...

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Dwarf dinos never really grew up at Neverland-like Island in Transylvania

February 12th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that dwarf dinosaurs existed on an island in Transylvania, as well as explained how dinosaurs shrank during the Late Cretaceous at the Neverland-like ... Read more...

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Newly found dino sheds light on origins of biggest dinosaurs

November 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): A new dinosaur discovered in South Africa is shedding light on the origins of the biggest dinosaurs ever.The fossil of the dinosaur was found at two quarry sites ... 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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Our ancestors were poor climbers

April 14th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study from Worcester State College in Massachusetts has revealed that our ancient human ancestors were poor climbers and they traded their ability of climbing trees for ... Read more...

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Bats learned to fly first, ability to navigate came later

February 14th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Based on the discovery of a well-preserved fossil of the most primitive bat species known to date, scientists have determined that the animals evolved the ability to fly ... Read more...

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