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Earliest Evidence Of Jaws Discovered In 500M-Year-Old Fish Fossil
2014-06-12 14:09:55

Paleontologists working in the Canadian Rockies have uncovered the 500 million-year-old fossilized remains of fish with jaw-like structures – the first time this feature has been seen so early in the fossil record.

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2011-03-05 10:35:00

A new website that explains why humans have the same type of eye as an octopus has been launched by a team of scientists at Cambridge University.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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