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three-D-modeling of meals residues in 230 million years previous fossil feces

Synchrotron scanning can produce excessive-high quality three-D fashions of properly-preserved meals residues from fossil feces. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Snake eats lizard eats beetle: Fossil food chain from the Messel Pit examined

Scientists have examined a spectacular discovery from the UNESCO World Heritage site Messel Pit: A fossil snake in whose stomach a lizard can be seen, which in turn had consumed a beetle. The discovery of the approximately 48-million-year-old tripartite fossil … Continue reading

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Color vision helps birds find good food and the right partner

The researchers have established that chickens – just like people – have colour constancy. For birds, this means that they, in different environments and under different lighting conditions, recognise the colour of, for instance, berries and can thereby distinguish those … Continue reading

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Hominins may have been food for carnivores 500,000 years ago

Tooth-marks on a 500,000-year-old hominin femur bone found in a Moroccan cave indicate that it was consumed by large carnivores, likely hyenas, according to a study published April 27, 2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Camille Daujeard from … Continue reading

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‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs

New evidence has been provided to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Feasts and food choices: The culinary habits of the Stonehenge builders

A team of archaeologists at the University of York have revealed new insights into cuisine choices and eating habits at Durrington Walls – a Late Neolithic monument and settlement site thought to be the residence for the builders of nearby … Continue reading

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