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Image 1 - Researchers Track Half-billion Year Old Predator
2011-11-09 08:57:09

Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) have followed fossilized footprints to a multi-legged predator that ruled the seas of the Cambrian period about half a billion years ago.

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2011-03-25 07:45:53

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

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2010-09-21 13:17:36

A utility company found a trove of animal fossils that dates back over 1 million years at a building site it was working on.

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2010-07-09 08:00:00

The remains of a strange, prehistoric saber-tooth cat have been unearthed in an ancient former rainforest in Australia, scientists said Thursday.

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2010-05-14 07:24:56

Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician.

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2010-03-22 13:15:00

A geologist from the University of Leicester is part of a team that has uncovered an ancient water flea-like creature from 425 million years ago – only the third of its kind ever to be discovered in ancient rocks.

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2009-08-14 11:05:00

Not only the world-famous primeval horse browsed at the shores of the lake in the warm, wet climate prevailing at that time (average annual temperature, 25°C).

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2009-02-18 13:42:43

In Los Angeles, scientists are studying the largest known cache of fossils from the ice age.

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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.

2008-08-16 00:00:09

U.S. researchers said the bones of wolves can provide scientists with a better picture of environmental change than tree rings can.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.