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2014-10-10 03:00:26

The discovery of new bones from a large land mammal that lived about 48 million years ago has led scientists to identify a new branch of mammals closely related to modern horses, rhinos, and tapirs.

Tarbosaurus Fossil Was Illegally Imported, Sold In United States
2012-06-10 05:30:59

Experts say that a dinosaur fossil which sold for more than a million dollars during an auction last month had been removed from Mongolia illegally before being sold in the United States.

New Evidence Points To Asia As Source Of Earliest Anthropoid Primates
2012-06-04 14:15:15

The discovery of a new fossilized primate from Myanmar, Afrasia djijidae, illuminates a critical step in the evolution of early primates; according to a scientific paper describing the discovery that appears today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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2012-03-12 10:07:19

According to fossil records, which date back 50 million years ago, multiple species of seacow once existed together.

2012-01-12 10:11:25

Celebrities are channeling a distant relative with what Harper’s Bazaar describes as the latest trend in nail fashion for 2012: claws. But this may not be the first time primates traded their nails for claws.

Image 1 - Prehistoric Mite Caught Hitching A Ride On A Spider
2011-11-09 05:34:27

Scientists have produced amazing three-dimensional images of a prehistoric mite as it hitched a ride on the back of a 50 million-year-old spider.

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2011-08-24 17:00:45

A new study by scientists from the Census of Marine Life has placed the number of species of animals on planet Earth to about 8.7 million.

2011-08-16 15:20:06

From hot pink to traditional French and Lady Gaga’s sophisticated designs, manicured nails have become the grammar of fashion.

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2011-07-30 06:10:00

The remains of a rare, prehistoric marine reptile that was discovered by Alaskan scientists is being called the most complete fossil representation of this creature ever located in North America.

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2011-05-17 07:39:35

Physical anthropologist Chris Kirk has announced the discovery of a previously unknown species of fossil primate, Mescalerolemur horneri, in the Devil's Graveyard badlands of West Texas.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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