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Specific time and rate of Earth’s most extreme extinction revealed

A team of researchers from North America and China has for the first time identified the exact date and rate of Earth’s most severe mass extinction Continue reading “Specific time and rate of Earth’s most extreme extinction revealed” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 14th, 2011
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Rising air pollution worsens droughts, floods

Increases in air pollution can intensify drought and flood, according to a new study Continue reading “Rising air pollution worsens droughts, floods” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, November 5th, 2011
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Evidence of 900-year-old ‘multi-decade’ megadrought period found

Researchers at the University of Arizona have revealed a previously unknown multi-decade drought period in the second century A.D after studying oldest pine trees Continue reading “Evidence of 900-year-old More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Ponds not responsible for arsenic poisoning in India’s groundwater

A study led by an Indian origin researcher has found that arsenic contamination in India’s groundwater is not a result of arsenic coming from man-made ponds Continue reading “Ponds not responsible for arsenic More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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New model to gauge destruction giant meteorite hitting Earth can cause

Researchers have come out with a new model to gain a deeper insight into the level of destruction a giant meteorite striking the Earth can cause Continue reading “New model to gauge destruction giant meteorite More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Earliest forms of life began in Australia 3.43 bn years ago

The findings of a team of Australian and British scientists have broken the current record as the Earth’s oldest known forms of microbial life Continue reading “Earliest forms of life began in Australia More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Giant ‘mythological’ Kraken might have actually existed

Long before whales, the oceans of Earth were roamed by a very different kind of air-breathing leviathan Continue reading “Giant ‘mythological’ Kraken might have actually existed” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Biodiversity recovered faster than thought after Permo-Triassic extinction

Two University of Rhode Island researchers have found evidence that reveals terrestrial biodiversity recovered much faster after mass extinction Continue reading “Biodiversity recovered faster than thought More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
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Pumice rocks may have harboured earliest forms of life on Earth

A new hypothesis on the origin of life has claimed that the pumice, a glassy, porous rock, may have given rise to early forms of life Continue reading “Pumice rocks may have harboured earliest forms of life More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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20 feet long species of crocodile discovered in Columbian coal mine

A new species of crocodile measuring 20 feet long has been discovered by University of Florida researchers in a coal mine in Colombia Continue reading “20 feet long species of crocodile discovered in Columbian More...