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Latest Burgess Shale fossils Stories

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2008-11-13 10:45:00

Scientists from the universities of Leicester and Cambridge and from the British Geological Survey have published new research in the journal Geology this month (November) shedding new light on a 500-million year old mystery.

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2008-02-19 09:00:00

Geologists at the University of Leicester have solved a puzzle found in rocks half a billion years old.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.