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68 Million Years Old Egg discovered from Antarctica

In 2011, on the Seymour Island of Antarctica, a group of scientists from South American Nation Chile discovered a fossil 200 meters away from the spot where the fossil of a 10-meter long Mosasaur (an ancient reptile) was unearthed. The fossil, since then was kept at a museum in Chile and was named ‘The Thing’ ..

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Stegodon Fossil discovered from Saharanpur estimated to be 5 to 8 Million Years Old

Over decades, a number of richest fossil records in South Asia have been found at the Dhok Pathan Formation of the Sivalik range. This time, the researchers found a fossil of an extinct ancestor of Elephant, that is estimated to be around between 5 to 8 million old. The fossil was discovered in the state ..

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Research reveals the evolutionary origin of human hands

The recent research of the fossil of a fish called Elpistostege watsoni has revealed the evolutionary origin of human hands. After the research on the fossil of the fish, which was believed to be in today’s Canada about 380 million years ago, scientists have found the evolutionary origins. This research represents a crucial stage in ..

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Microfossils at Strelley Pool hint at life on Mars

In Western Australia, there is a remote large, dry, thinly populated region called Pilbara, which is famous for its vast mineral deposits. In this Pilbara region, there is a site known as Strelley Pool, where in 2007, some of the oldest evidence of life on Earth was found in 3.4 billion-year-old sandstones. These sandstones preserve ..

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