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Skull Of Jurassic Sea Creature Shows That Even Dinosaurs Had Arthritis
2012-05-16 10:28:45

Arthritis, an often debilitating joint disorder that affects millions and millions of people around the world, may have also caused pain and discomfort for dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles more than 150 million years ago.

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2010-12-23 08:55:00

An ultra-powerful CT scanner will be used to help determine whether or not a massive fossilized skull that was discovered in the UK belongs to a new species of aquatic predator.

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2009-10-28 05:50:00

British authorities reported that the fossilized skull of a giant sea monster has been discovered off England's Jurassic coast.

2009-03-21 15:00:23

Norwegian scientists say they've found Predator X, a Jurassic era pliosaur that likely terrorized the seas 147 million years ago. The 50-foot, 45-ton flippered dinosaur was found buried on an arctic island last summer and announced by its discoverers Monday, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported this week.

2009-03-17 10:42:00

HISTORY(TM) UNVEILS THE DISCOVERY OF One of the Largest OCEAN PREDATORS Ever Found, PREDATOR X 2-hour Special to premiere on Sunday, March 29 @ 8pm ET/PT Once-in-a-Lifetime Find in the Arctic Reveals a New Species - A Giant Jurassic-Age Pliosaur Estimated at 50 Feet Long...and 150 Million Years Old NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- On the remote archipelago of Svalbard, just 800 miles from the North Pole, a team of paleontologists has made a remarkable discovery.

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2009-03-17 08:55:00

According to scientists, a giant sea monster fossil found in the Arctic could pack a bite that would make T-Rex look pathetic.

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2008-02-27 00:05:00

Scientists from the University of Oslo announced their discovery of a fossilized, 150 million-year-old sea monster on Spitspergen, in the Arctic island chain of Svalbard. The 50 ft. sea reptile, nicknamed "The Monster", is the biggest on record.

2007-12-04 12:27:11

Remains of a bus-sized prehistoric "monster" reptile found on a remote Arctic island may be a new species never before recorded by science, researchers said Tuesday.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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