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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 Continue reading “Animals existed 30mn years earlier than thought” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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`Giant` bird with bony teeth ruled Oz skies long after dinosaur demise

Museum Victoria has announced the discovery of pelagornis, a huge extinct bird with bony teeth that had previously been found on every continent apart from Australia Continue reading “`Giant` bird with bony More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Doubts cast over dinosaur cold-blood theory

One of the strongest lines of evidence that suggested dinosaurs were cold-blooded, like modern reptiles, has been knocked down Continue reading “Doubts cast over dinosaur cold-blood theory” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets

Molecules from eggshells of endangered and extinct birds can tell behaviour and evolutionary Continue reading “Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Arctic regions much more vulnerable to change than thought

First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the terrestrial Arctic has provided documentation that intense warm intervals Continue reading “Arctic regions much more vulnerable to More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance to treatment

Cancer is subject to the evolutionary processes laid out by Charles Darwin in his concept of natural selection Continue reading “Natural selection may drive cancer cells to evolve resistance to treatment” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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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 More...

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...