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Tiny Worm May Be Earliest Human Progenitor
2013-03-28 07:36:44

The tiny worm the Xenoturbella bocki has caused a lot of controversy amongst scientists trying to decide if it truly was the ancestor of mankind. A new study from Sweden, however, indicates that the worm is indeed mankind's progenitor.

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2011-03-25 07:45:53

525-million-year-old discovery of 'feathered helmet from beyond the clouds'.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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