Monthly Archives: June 2017

Big Dinosaur ‘Fossil Wall’ Found in China

A researcher cleans a dinosaur bone on the ‘fossil wall’ in Puan Township. Photograph: Xinhua Scientists have unearthed a big dinosaur fossil website in southwestern China. Paleontologists say 5,000 dinosaur fossils have been excavated from a “fossil wall”. The wall … Continue reading

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Measurement not necessary for fish within the largest mass extinction of all time

Understanding trendy biodiversity and extinction threats is essential. It’s generally assumed that being giant contributes to vulnerability throughout extinction crises. Nevertheless, researchers have discovered that measurement performed no position within the extinction of fish in the course of the largest … Continue reading

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hematitehearts: Calcite and Manganite Locality: NChwaning II…

hematitehearts: Calcite and Manganite Locality: NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, North Cape Province, South Africa Geology Nerd

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Fascinating Sphalerite crystal from Germeny

Sphalerite Method: ZnSSystem: IsometricColor: Yellow, mild to darkish …Lustre: Adamantine, ResinousHardness: 3½ – four From: Pit assist (Halsbrücke, Germany). Photograph Credit score: Lászlo Tóth Geology IN

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Historic South Carolina whale yields secrets and techniques to filter feeding’s origins

The blue whale is the most important animal that has ever lived. And but they feed virtually solely on tiny crustaceans generally known as krill. The key is within the baleen, a posh filter-feeding system that permits the big whales … Continue reading

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hematitehearts: Cobaltoan Aragonite Locality: Weishan Mine,…

hematitehearts: Cobaltoan Aragonite Locality: Weishan Mine, Shandong Province, China (Peoples Republic) Geology Nerd

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Evaluation of Neanderthal tooth grooves uncovers proof of prehistoric dentistry

A discovery of a number of toothpick grooves on tooth and indicators of different manipulations by a Neanderthal of one hundred thirty,000 years in the past are proof of a sort of prehistoric dentistry, in accordance with a brand new … Continue reading

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bijoux-et-mineraux: “Opal Pineapple” – White Cliffs, NSW,…

bijoux-et-mineraux: “Opal Pineapple” – White Cliffs, NSW, Australia Opal pseudomorph after Ikaite Geology Nerd

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Brooding dinosaurs

A brand new technique used to carry out geochemical evaluation of fossilized eggs from China has proven that oviraptorosaurs incubated their eggs with their our bodies inside a 35–forty° C vary, just like extant birds in the present day, scientists … Continue reading

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A cranium with historical past: A fossil sheds mild on the origin of the neocortex

Based on a current research an early relative of mammals already possessed a very expanded mind with a neocortex-like construction. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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