September 20, 2012
A gigantic meteor that collided with the Earth about 2.5 million years ago, generating a massive tsunami, may have plunged the planet into the Ice Ages, a new study has found.
June 15, 2012
The dethroning of Archaeopteryx as the basal bird last year has had the much anticipated effect — opportunistic creationists using the findings to further advance their unscientific and absurd vie...
April 8, 2012
Paleontologists have known that small dinosaurs had bird-like feathers, but now three specimens of new tyrannosauroid (T. Rex family) show that at least one much larger dinosaur had a feathery coat...
January 31, 2012
A study published today suggests that the common female ancestor of all modern horses lived between 1,30,000 and 1,60,000 years ago.
It appears that at least 17 female horse lines were do...
August 12, 2011
The remains of a giant sea creature are providing the first proof that these prehistoric reptiles gave birth to their young rather than laying eggs. Plesiosaurs, which lived at the time...
August 11, 2011
Researchers in Peru said recently that they have discovered the remains of ancient insects and sunflower seeds trapped inside amber dating from the Miocene epoch, some 23 million years ago.
April 10, 2011
Herbivorous dinosaurs, along with crocodiles, existed in the Narmada valley around eight crore years ago, according to researchers, who have found remains of these two animals near here.&ld...
January 27, 2011
Researchers in China have unearthed a miniature single-clawed dinosaur that was likely an early relative of the ferocious T. rex and is the only such creature known to have just one finger.<...
November 26, 2010
They just needed some leg room- New research shows the great dinosaur die-off made way for mammals to explode in size - some more massive than several elephants put together.The largest lan...
November 1, 2010
Prehistoric humans were using a highly skilled method to craft sharp-edged stone tools some 75,000 years ago in Africa, over 50,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to a new...
June 28, 2012
The dietary pattern of Australopithecus sediba is different from other hominins
April 18, 2012
Some dinosaurs came out of the egg weighing as little as two to 10 kg, yet had to bulk up to a hefty 30 or 50 tonnes
February 29, 2012
It has taken 26 million years, but scientists say getting the first glimpse at what a long-extinct giant penguin looked like was worth the wait. Experts from New Zealand and the United S...
August 12, 2011
The discovery of Archaeopteryx, the most primitive bird fossil, in 1861, just two years after the publication of Charles Darwin's great work, On the Origin of Species, could not have...
August 11, 2011
Palaeontologists said on recently they had found the fossilised remains of a giant bird that lived in Central Asia more than 65 million years ago, a finding which challenges theories about the div...
May 10, 2011
Their parents may have wielded their massive strength and size to kill large prey, but young tyrannosaurs were careful predators who relied on quickness and agility rather than raw power, scientist...
February 4, 2011
A new research has revealed that large and small dinosaurs co-existed peacefully.University of Manchester scientists used computers to simulate tracks left by dinosaurs in various types of...
December 11, 2010
Human skeletal remains dating back to around 8,270 years have been found near a lake in Argentina, scientists have said.The remains were found together with the bones of guanacos from 7,000...
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November 12, 2010
A series of ancient etchings has been uncovered near the jungle city of Manaus, following a drought in the Brazilian Amazon.The previously submerged images - engraved on rocks and possibly...
October 28, 2010
New evidence linking “Snowball Earth” glacial events to the rise of early animals has been found by a team of scientists, led by biogeochemists at the University of California, R...