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palate of the small sparassodont from Bolivia
2014-05-09 07:12:07

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have discovered an extinct, kitten-sized species believed to have lived in Bolivia some 13 million years ago, according to research appearing in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Researchers Discover 41 Million Old Rodent Fossils
2011-10-12 11:51:13

Researchers have discovered the oldest rodent fossils yet along the Ucayali River near Contamana, Peru.

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2011-08-05 09:08:17

Two new rodent fossils were discovered in the arid highlands of southern Bolivia by researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Universidad Autónoma Tomás Frías.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.