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2014-03-27 10:39:57

A new study by an international team of scientists, including Dr Jan Zalasiewicz and Professor Mark Williams of the University of Leicester's Department of Geology, suggests that the fossil impact humans have made on the planet is vast and unprecedented in nature – and that there's been nothing remotely like it since the Earth formed, over four and half billion years ago.

Scientists Find 800,000-Year-Old Human Footprints On Norfolk Beach
2014-02-07 13:51:03

Archaeologists, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, say they have found ancient human footprints while working at an excavation site in Happisburgh, UK along the Norfolk coast.

Backaches Evolved Once We Started To Walk Upright
2013-02-15 19:08:09

Feeling like your feet are a little sore or you have a backache after a day of shopping or walking around town? Well, scientists now say you can blame that on evolution.

Dinosaur Footprints Extracted From Goddard Site
2013-02-02 05:44:26

A group of dinosaur footprints discovered last year on the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center campus has been safely moved from their original setting.

2012-10-26 12:42:58

A new computer algorithm can analyze the footwear marks left at a crime scene according to clusters of footwear types, makes and tread patterns even if the imprint recorded by crime scene investigators is distorted or only a partial print.

Dinosaur Footprint Found At NASA
2012-08-22 04:57:38

This summer, a dinosaur tracker had discovered a large dino footprint from a prehistoric armored animal in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Ancient Footprints Give Evidence Of Prehistoric Elephant Social Structure
2012-02-22 13:59:30

An international team of researchers has found the oldest known evidence of how elephant ancestors interacted socially.

Image 1 - Researchers Discover Dinosaur Footprints In Arkansas
2011-10-06 13:54:59

Researchers have discovered a field of 120-million-year-old dinosaur footprints in southwestern Arkansas which contains fossilized tracks of several species of dinosaur, one that has never before been documented in Arkansas.

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2011-07-20 13:25:00

Scientists at the University of Liverpool discovered ancient footprints that show human-like features of the feet and gait existed two million years earlier than previously thought.

2010-11-10 07:59:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans Day is a time to remember and recognize those who have served our country and protected our freedoms. Today's technology allows us to extend this recognition from a cemetery or memorial to the Internet.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.