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1st human ancestor `looked like squirrel`

Purgatorius, Image credit: Wikipedia

Newly discovered fossilized bones of the world’s oldest and most Continue reading “1st human ancestor `looked like squirrel`” »  More...

by BioNews | Published 2 years ago
Dr Mike Bunce with a moa bone, Image credit: Murdoch University
By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Mystery of DNA decay unravelled, DNA has a half life of 521 years

A new study is finally laying to rest the debate over whether DNA from the age of Continue reading “Mystery of DNA decay unravelled, DNA has a half life of 521 years” »  More...

This rare fossil is the only one ever discovered of a spider attacking prey caught in its web. Photo by George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University
By BioNews On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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Fossil of Ancient Spider Attack Only One of Its Type Ever Discovered

Researchers have found what they say is the only fossil ever discovered of a spider attack on prey caught Continue reading “Fossil of Ancient Spider Attack Only One of Its Type Ever Discovered” »  More...