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New study underpins the idea of a sudden impact killing off dinosaurs and much of the other life

Fossil remains of tiny calcareous algae not only provide information about the end of the dinosaurs, but also show how the oceans recovered after the fatal asteroid impact. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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What did ancient crocodiles eat? Study says as much as a snout can grab

To study the diet of ancient crocodiles, two researchers combined mathematical analyses of the animals’ shapes, surveys of modern crocodiles’ diet, modeling methods for reconstructing the diet of fossil groups, and forensic-style interpretations of damaged bones from the distant past. … Continue reading

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Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed

Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Human settlements in Amazonia much older than previously thought

Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Fossil deposit is much richer than expected

Near the Dutch town of Winterswijk is an Eldorado for fossil lovers. A student has now analyzed pieces from museums and private collections for his master’s thesis. He found an amazing amount of almost completely preserved skeletons, between 242 and … Continue reading

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Wildlife haven of Sulawesi much younger than first thought, according to new research

New research has shed light on the origins of some of South East Asia’s most iconic and unique wildlife; the ‘deer-pig’ (Sulawesi Babirusa), ‘warty pig’ and the ‘miniature buffalo.’ In doing so, the research has revealed that Sulawesi, the island … Continue reading

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How a lot can 252-million-yr-previous ecosystems inform us about trendy Earth? Lots

In the course of the late Permian, the equator was dry and desert-like, but surprisingly a hotspot for biodiversity, new paleontological analysis exhibits. Equally to trendy rainforests, equator ecosystems have been house a singular variety of species, together with these … Continue reading

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Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Might Erupt A lot Quicker Than Anybody Thought

Highlighted areas are the place ash beds have been recognized from earlier Yellowstone supervolcano eruptions. Yellowstone Volcano May Erupt Inside Many years — Affecting All of Mankind  A brand new research of historic ash means that the dormant big might … Continue reading

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Earth’s Formation Robbed Planet Of A lot Gold – Research

Leaf of Native Gold From Jamestown Mine, Tuolumne Co., California.Photograph: TheMineralGallery There must be much more gold and silver on Earth, in response to a current paper revealed within the journal Nature. Earth ought to have much more gold and … Continue reading

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