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Lichens are way younger than scientists thought

Lichens — a combo of fungus and algae — can grow on bare rocks, so scientists thought that lichens were some of the first organisms to make their way onto land from the water, changing the planet’s atmosphere and paving … Continue reading

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African evidence support Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis

A team of scientists from South Africa has discovered evidence partially supporting a hypothesis that Earth was struck by a meteorite or asteroid 12,800 years ago, leading to global consequences including climate change, and contributing to the extinction of many … 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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Amazon River no youthful than 9 million years, new research exhibits

Researchers have decided the age of the formation of the Amazon River at 9.four to 9 million years in the past with knowledge that convincingly refutes substantial youthful estimates. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Humans speeding up evolution by causing extinction of ‘younger’ species

Just three years after crayfish were introduced to a B.C. lake, two species of fish that had existed in the lake for thousands of years were suddenly extinct. But it’s what took their place that has scientists fascinated. Paleontology News … Continue reading

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