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Ancient gene planted in modern bug to track evolution


July 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) US researchers have resurrected a 500-million-year-old gene from bacteria and inserted it into modern-day E. coli bug to see whether the evolutionary trajectory once taken will ... Read more...

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Ancient Insects Grew Bigger With More Oxygen, Study Reveals


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Giant bugs may appear revolting to some while fascinating for others. What was previously just a hypothesis is now a fact, with John VandenBrooks of Arizona ... Read more...

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New Link To Human Evolutionary Chain Discovered: Reports 60 Minutes


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The origin of human being has always interested the common man as well as the scientists all over the world. But, the question ... Read more...

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Land plant fossils shows Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago


December 9th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have analyzed land plant fossils to show that the Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago.The collision between the Siberian Plate and ... Read more...

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Early humans used fire to improve stone tools


August 14th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) New evidence has surfaced which reveals how early humans used fire in southern Africa to improve the quality and efficiency of stone tools. The evidence has also changed ... Read more...

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Missing plant fossils could hold key to Earths reaction to global warming in future


July 19th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): New data has suggested that ocean temperatures could have soared as high as 41 degC during the Eocene period 55 to 34 million years ago, evidence of ... Read more...

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The more it rains on some mountains, the faster they grow


July 9th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Geologists studying the fault-riddled, intensely rainy Eastern Cordillera of Colombia, South America, have determined that the more it rains on some mountains, the faster they grow.According to ... Read more...

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Supercontinent Pangea may have eaten itself to pieces 300 million years ago


July 7th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a plausible explanation for the splitting up of the supercontinent Pangea, attributing the break-up to a mechanism which caused the massive land ... Read more...

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DNA analysis suggests first Eskimos came from Asia


May 30th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): DNA analysis of ancient human hair from northwest Greenland has suggested that the first Eskimos in the New World came directly from Asia, and did not descend ... Read more...

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