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3.3bn years old ‘microscopic tunnels’ point to ancient life

October 13th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): At least 3.3 billion years old tiny tubes that have been, according to scientists, etched into South African rocks by microbes point towards the earliest 'trace' evidence of ... Read more...

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Lake-bed trails reveal ancient fish used to bottom feed

May 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): An Emory paleontologist has found that trails etched out in lake bed could reveal how ancient fish used to live.Anthony Martin found that wavy lines and squiggles etched ... Read more...

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Dino burrow find in Australia sheds light on long-term geologic change

July 11th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A team of paleontologists has found evidence of dinosaur burrows in Victoria, Australia, which would help shed light on long-term geologic change, and how organisms may have adapted ... Read more...

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Prehistoric bacteria holds clues to climate change

April 29th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 29 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled on some of the oldest examples of prehistoric bacteria in Australia that may hold early clues to climate change. Deakin University palaeontologists Guang Shi and Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Complex life existed on Earth more than 400 mln yrs earlier than believed

April 22nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 22 (ANI): In an analysis of fossil deposits in central India, an international team of geologists has found that complex life, in the form of multicellular organisms, existed on earth ... Read more...

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Mystery of 252 million yr old massive global extinction event solved

October 2nd, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Calgary has solved the mystery of the massive global extinction event 252 million years ago, by discovering that the shorelines of ancient ... Read more...

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Scientists discover fossilized dino footprints near US capital

February 27th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Strong evidence for the existence of dinosaurs in the northeastern United States has been found, with over 900 theropod, sauropod, ankylosaur and ornithopod fossilized footprints discovered in Maryland, ... Read more...

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