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‘Obscure’ stalked filter feeder lived in Utah some 500 million years in the past

The one fossilized specimen of a species beforehand unknown to science — an ‘obscure’ stalked filter feeder — has simply been detailed for the primary time. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Prehistoric squid was final meal of new child ichthyosaur 200 million years in the past

Scientists have recognized the smallest and youngest specimen of Ichthyosaurus communis on document and located a further shock preserved in its abdomen. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Seven full specimens of latest flower, all one hundred million years previous

A Triceratops or Tyrannosaurus rex bulling its method by way of a pine forest probably dislodged flowers that one hundred million years later have been recognized of their fossilized type as a brand new species of tree. Paleontology News — … Continue reading

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Fruit fly mutation foretells forty million years of evolution

Small, seemingly insignificant mutations in fruit flies may very well maintain clues as to how a species will evolve tens of tens of millions of years sooner or later. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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What flowers seemed like one hundred million years in the past

Flowering crops with at the very least 300,000 species are by far probably the most numerous group of crops on Earth. They embrace virtually all of the species utilized by individuals for meals, drugs, and lots of different functions. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Cretaceous Tanaidaceans took care of their offspring greater than a hundred and five million years in the past

The primary proof of parental care in Tanaidaceans has been discovered by scientists, courting again to greater than one hundred and five million years, in response to a brand new research. These new findings are based mostly on the research … Continue reading

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World’s Oldest Fossilized Mushroom Sprouted one hundred fifteen Million Years In the past

Picture: Sam Heads Sam Heads and his workforce had simply acquired a donation of fossil bugs on the Prairie Analysis Institute, College of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. However once they began going by way of it, Heads realized that one of … Continue reading

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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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Jurassic drop in ocean oxygen lasted one million years

Dramatic drops in oceanic oxygen, which trigger mass extinctions of sea life, come to a pure finish — however it takes about one million years. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Antibiotic-resistant microbes date again to 450 million years in the past, nicely earlier than the age of dinosaurs

Main hospital ‘superbugs,’ generally known as the enterococci, arose from an ancestor that dates again 450 million years — concerning the time when animals have been first crawling onto land (and nicely earlier than the age of dinosaurs), based on … Continue reading

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