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Ancient global warming turned earth an inferno

November 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The largest study yet of the Permian-Triassic mass extinction, or the Great Dying, ties it to catastrophic greenhouse gas emissions.According to new research, staggering quantities of ... Read more...

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Teeth remains indicate Neanderthals’ meat-only diet is a myth

December 28th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Neanderthals were always thought to be non-vegetarians who enjoyed nothing but meat. However, a new find indicates otherwise.Discoveries from cave sites in Iraq and Belgium indicate that our ... Read more...

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Discovery of “Ardi” named breakthrough of the year

December 18th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 18 (ANI): The discovery of Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," has received the top honor as the Breakthrough of the Year 2009 by the magazine 'Science' and its publisher, AAAS, the ... Read more...

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Scientists produce rosetta stone for understanding evolution

September 4th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Molecular and evolutionary biologists from Yale University, in collaboration with Department of Energy scientists, have produced the full genome sequence of Trichoplax, one of natures most primitive ... Read more...

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Platypus genome holds key to mammalian evolution

May 8th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Scientists have decoded the genome of one of the most unusual creatures in existence - the duck-billed platypus. And now they know why it is part bird, part ... Read more...

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