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Fossils of 4.4-Million-Year-Old Horse Found
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, animals, discovery, interesting, scientists, fossil, horse, extinct species, 4.4 million years ago )

- 2018 days ago -
Scientists poking around Ethiopia's fossil-rich badlands say they have discovered the first pieces of an extinct species of horse that was about the size of a small zebra and lived about 4.4 million years ago.
Agile 'Roadrunner' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in China
Science & Tech  (tags: dinosaurs, reptiles, Paleontology, birds, fossils, ancient creatures, extinct species )

- 3374 days ago -
Measuring just half a metre long, the fleet-footed theropod named Xixianykus zhangi was likely to have used a huge claw to dig for termites and ants.
ORIGINS: Dinosaurs' Dominance 'Helped By Mass Volcanism'
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanism, greenhouse climate, dinosaurs, extinct species, Paleontology, reptilians, evolution )

- 3381 days ago -
Research in PNAS journal suggests volcanic eruptions changed the climate, causing a mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs' main competitors.
Can Genetics Bring An Extinct Species Back to Life?
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, extinction, extinct species, resurrection, genetics, Galapagos )

- 3415 days ago -
An international team of researchers led by scientists from Yale believes it may be possible to resurrect a tortoise species hunted to extinction by whalers visiting the Galapagos Islands during the early 19th century, before Charles Darwin made his famou
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, extinct species, revival, environment, technology )

- 3670 days ago -
'Just because we might be able to do it one day, should we do it?'
Japanese Researchers Publish Study That Provides Hope of Reviving Extinct Animals-- and Saving Endangered Species
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, animals, science, research, endangered species, extinct species, genetics, cloning )

- 3885 days ago -
It's not quite on the scale of Jurassic Park, but Japanese researchers claim that they have successfully produced clones of mice that have been frozen for 16 years. Will this research help revive extinct animals like the wooly mammoth?
Ancient Trees Recorded in Mines
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, fossils, trees, woods, extinct species, buries forests, coal, climate change )

- 3941 days ago -
Spectacular fossil forests have been found in the coal mines of Illinois by a US-UK team of researchers.
Fossil Feathers Reveal Their Hues
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, ornithology, avian species, extinct species, feathers, feather colour, genetics, feather structure, flight, birds )

- 4002 days ago -
The complex coloured plumage of extinct birds which once soared over the heads of dinosaurs could soon be revealed
Fossil Fills Out Water-Land Leap
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, fossils, evolution, adaptation, growth, extinct species )

- 4014 days ago -
Scientists say a fossil of a four-legged fish sheds new light on the process of evolution. The creature had a fish-like body but the head of an animal more suited to land than water.
Fossil of Most Primitive 4-Legged Creature Found
Science & Tech  (tags: Paleontology, quadriped, evolution, adaptation, extinct species )

- 4016 days ago -
Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land.

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