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Tuesday 21 April, 2015

`Monster` crocodile fossil found in Oz

Researchers have found what they believe to be the jawbone of an ancient “monster” crocodile at a remote station in northwest Queensland  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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More evidence for ancient Martian oceans found

Researchers have examined large-scale polygons on Mars and compared them to similar features on Earth’s seafloor  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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New Jurassic Park in Petri dish – 500mn-year-old bacteria recreated in lab

A 500 million-year-old bacteria has been brought back to life in a laboratory at Georgia Tech in an experiment with echoes of Stephen Spielberg’s Jurassic Park  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 13th, 2012
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Social birds take more care of own family members than distant kin

A new study has found that social birds that forgo breeding to help raise the offspring of other group members are far more likely to care for their own close relatives than for more distant kin  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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World was much warmer in Roman and Medieval times than it is now

A study of semi-fossilised trees has proven that world climate was warmer in Roman and Medieval times than it is in the modern industrial age  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Early humans took 2mn years to invent bows and arrows

It took more than two million years for early humans to create the bow and arrow after they started making tools, say scientists  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Closely related birds have distinct songs and colour patterns

Canadian Researchers have found that closely related birds that share the same habitat tend to look and sound different  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Female fireflies prefer males that have larger nuptial gifts to offer

Scientists say male fireflies, which are known for attracting mates with a flash of light, also seduce with a gift that comes in the form of a spermatophore  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 7th, 2012
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Why Tarzan spent most of his life in trees

Researchers used human street athletes as models for Tarzan to measure the energy required to navigate a forest using different strategies and found it pays to stay up in the trees  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Animals existed 30mn years earlier than thought

University of Alberta researchers have discovered evidence that proves animals existed 585 million years ago – 30 million years earlier than all previous established records show  More...