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Fossilised Flower Is Beautiful, Deadly and New to Science
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, science, fossils, amber, flowers )

- 255 days ago -
Encased in amber for up to 30 million years, Strychnos electri is a member of the asterid family which include potatoes, coffee, strychnine and curare
Mystery of How Snakes Lost Their Legs Solved By Reptile Fossil
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, fossils, snakes, interesting )

- 333 days ago -
Fresh analysis of a reptile fossil is helping scientists solve an evolutionary puzzle - how snakes lost their limbs. CT scans of fossil and modern reptiles indicate that snakes lost their legs when their ancestors evolved to live and hunt in burrows.
A Fossil Tropical Forest Is Helping Solve An Ancient Climate Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: Fossils, forrest, Artic, Devonian period, science, world, Ancient climate )

- 340 days ago -
A team of scientists has unearthed the fossil remnants of a tropical forest on the arctic island of Svalbard, and it could help explain one of the most dramatic climate shifts in EarthâEUR(TM)s history.
Unborn Horse Discovered STILL INSIDE Its Womb 48 Million Years After the Mother Died
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, fossils, science )

- 385 days ago -
A FOSSIL of an unborn horse has been discovered with its placenta intact after 48 million years in a landmark scientific find.
Study: Bones in South African Cave Reveal New Human Relative
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, humans, fossils, evolution, biology )

- 412 days ago -
Another link in the evolutionary chain.
Face of Bizarre Sea Creature Hallucigenia Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, nature, bizarre, animals, Hallucigenia, sea creature, fossils, ancient, discovery, history, interesting, science, world )

- 475 days ago -
Scientists finally have a complete picture of what one of nature's most bizarre animals looked like. The tiny sea creature - Hallucigenia - lived 500 million years ago, but all fossils appeared to be without heads.
Whoops! A Creationist Museum Supporter Stumbled Upon a Major Fossil Find
Science & Tech  (tags: creationism, ignorance, fossils, confirmation bias )

- 510 days ago -
Canadian Edgar Nernberg isn't into the whole evolution thing. In fact, he's on the board of directors of Big ValleyâEUR(TM)s Creation Science Museum, a place meant to rival local scientific institutions.
Dinosaur Researchers Reveal How Males Wooed Mates
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, dinosaurs, fossils, research, paleontology, science, animals, ancient, interesting )

- 565 days ago -
Romeo and Juliet, two dinosaurs that died tragically side by side millions of years ago, are helping reveal what dinosaur love looked like back in the day.
The Mysterious 2 Billion-Year-Old Creature That Would Make Darwin Smile
Science & Tech  (tags: science, archaeology, evolution, Darwin, ancient bacteria, fossils )

- 630 days ago -
Far beneath the oceanâEUR(TM)s surface, buried in a layer of murky sludge, communities of ancient bacteria have existed virtually unchanged for nearly half of EarthâEUR(TM)s history.
Next Time Your Creationist Friends Reject Evolution, Show Them This Video
Science & Tech  (tags: evolution, biology, creationism, fossils, videos )

- 747 days ago -
A new video from science advocates Stated Clearly provides an 11-minute examination of the evidence behind the theory of evolution that should come in handy for anyone debating the issue with creationists.
Ancient Fish Fossil Shows Signs of Rear-Leg Development
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, paleontology, fossils, fish, evolution, science, research, scientists, discovery, history, study )

- 1016 days ago -
Fossils of an ancient fish species discovered in the Canadian Arctic show that hind legs evolved from fins some 375 million years ago, challenging a theory that they developed only after vertebrates took to land, according to research published this week.
'Fishimal' Was Part Fish, Part Limbed Animal
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, fossils, creature, part fish, part limbed animal, Canada )

- 1018 days ago -
Fossils for a creature that looked part fish and part limbed animal were recently found in northern Canada, a paper in the latest issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports.
Where Arctic Camels Once Roamed, Coal Mining Can Wait
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, coal, paleontology, Canada, research, discovery, science, scientists, climate, environment, investigation, fossils )

- 1038 days ago -
A coal exploration project proposing to tread the same ground as the ancient fossil forests on Canada's Ellesmere Island has been temporarily put on the shelf.

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