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Stonehenge celebrated winter solstice not summer as thought

Famous Stonehenge has been commonly associated with the annual celebration of summer but a researcher has suggested that the winter festival was more important Continue reading “Stonehenge celebrated winter solstice not summer as thought” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Foundations of meeting house discovered in Wales may pre-date pyramids

The foundations of a large prehistoric building older than Egypt’s pyramids have been discovered in Wales Continue reading “Foundations of meeting house discovered in Wales may pre-date pyramids” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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New evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory discovered

Scientists have unearthed new evidence suggesting that the mysterious remains found in an ancient reliquary in a 5th century monastery on Sveti Ivan Island in Bulgaria belong to St John the Baptist Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Common ancestors of humans, fishes and reptiles looked like sharks

A new analysis of the braincase of a 290-million-year-old fossil fish that has long puzzled paleontologists has revealed that the common ancestor of all jawed vertebrates Continue reading “Common ancestors More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Research suggests humans evolved from prehistoric sharks

Believe it or not – humans evolved from a prehistoric shark that populated the seas more than 300 million years ago Continue reading “Research suggests humans evolved from prehistoric sharks” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Insects store ‘voicemail’ messages in soil through plants

Scientists had already revealed that insects could use plants as ‘green phones’ for communication with other bugs Continue reading “Insects store ‘voicemail’ messages in soil through plants” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Female butterflies prefer males with flashier wings

With only limited exposure, female butterflies can learn to prefer males with more spots on their wings, a new Yale University study has found Continue reading “Female butterflies prefer males with flashier More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Doubts cast over exploding dinosaur hypothesis

The pregnant ichthyosaur female from Holzmaden (Germany) that perished 182 million years ago has Continue reading “Doubts cast over exploding dinosaur hypothesis” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Killer clawed dinosaurs yield new theory about flight in birds

In a new study, scientists have described how dinosaurs like Velocriaptor and Deinonychus used their famous killer claws Continue reading “Killer clawed dinosaurs yield new theory about flight in birds” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Modern humans have better sense of smell than Neanderthals

Scientists have found that the human temporal lobes, involved in language, memory and social functions as well as the olfactory bulbs are relatively larger in Homo sapiens than in Neanderthals Continue reading “Modern More...