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Top 10 Mysteries of the First Humans
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, concept, design, discovery, environment, humans, history, investigation, palaeontology, research, science )

- 2218 days ago -
Humans are unique among life on this planet, and much remains a mystery as to how we evolved. What steps came first? Why did we evolve this way and not that direction?
New Fossils Suggest Ancient Origins of Modern-Day Deep-Sea Animals
Science & Tech  (tags: palaeontology, fossils, deep sea animals, science )

- 2383 days ago -
"The new fossil collection described in this study predates the oldest known records of the present-day fauna. "We were amazed to see that a 114 million year old deep-sea assemblage was so strikingly similar to the modern equivalents," Ben Thuy
Creature Redefines Mammal History
Science & Tech  (tags: palaeontology, discovery, fossil, mammals, placental mammals, eutherians, Juramaia sinensis )

- 2796 days ago -
A small, 160-million-year-old Chinese fossil has something big to say about the emergence of mammals on Earth. The shrew-like creature is the earliest known example of an animal that used a placenta to provide nourishment to their unborn young.
Big Row Over Tiny T. Rex - Paeleontologist Dispute Classification
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, palaeontology, research, scientists, science )

- 3113 days ago -
Prominent palaeontologists are questioning whether Raptorex -- the pint-sized supposed precursor to Tyrannosaurus rex -- has been classified correctly.
Scientists Discover Three New Aussie Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: australia, dinosaurs, herbivores, carnivores, excavation, cretaceous, palaeontologists, palaeontology, skeletons, gondwana, queensland, museum, genera, evolutionary links, fauna )

- 3579 days ago -
The two herbivores and one carnivore, excavated from the Winton formation, roamed Australia during the Cretaceous period - 98 million years ago
Frozen in Time: Dinosaur Herd's Mass Grave Unearthed - Mongolia
Science & Tech  (tags: mongolia, bird, dinosaur, fossils, grave, palaeontology, ancient, discovery, scientists, study )

- 3688 days ago -
In the rocky desert of Inner Mongolia, an international team of palaeontologists has unearthed a mass grave of young dinosaurs. The 25 birdlike dinosaurs are thought to have died after getting stuck in a mud flat. The scientists say the find provides a
Earth's Ecosystem Has Been Complex for Hundreds of Millions of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, study, discovery, animal, Australia, ecological, ecosystem, fossil, Funisia, life, Neoproterozoic, organism, palaeontology, reproduction )

- 4048 days ago -
Palaeontologists studying ancient fossils they excavated in the South Australian outback argue that Earth's ecosystem has been complex since around 565 million years ago which is included in a period in Earth's history called the Neoproterozoic era.
Sea Monster Had Teeth Like Cucumbers
Science & Tech  (tags: Palaeontology, dinosaur, pliosaur, new species, monster, predator, interesting, scientists, expedition, Jurassic era )

- 4070 days ago -
The fossil of a 15 metre long sea monster found in Arctic Norway is the biggest of its kind known to science with dagger-like teeth in a mouth large enough to bite a small car...
Two Explosive Evolutionary Events Shaped Early History of Multicellular Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Palaeontology, science, research, discovery, evolutionary biology, fossils, interesting )

- 4126 days ago -
Palaeontologists have dubbed this earlier event the 'Avalon Explosion.'The discovery suggests that more than one explosive evolutionary event may have taken place during the early evolution of animals.

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