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  • 30 Apr 2013
    at 12:36 PM

    ID: 0020

    First snapshot of organisms eating each other: Feast clue to smell of ancient Earth

    Tiny 1,900-million-year-old fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada, give the first ever snapshot of organisms eating each other and suggest what the ancient Earth would have smelled like.
  • 18 Apr 2013
    at 18:36 PM

    ID: 0019

    Dinosaur egg study supports evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs: How Troodon likely hatche

    A small, bird-like North American dinosaur incubated its eggs in a similar way to brooding birds — bolstering the evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs, researchers have found.
  • 09 Apr 2013
    at 9:39 AM

    ID: 0018

    New Evidence that Chinese Dinosaurs Could Paddle Long distances.

    Researchers believe that they have found evidence in China that some dinosaurs could paddle quite long distances from marks made in an 100million year old deposit
  • 05 Apr 2013
    at 17:07 PM

    ID: 0017

    How Life May Have First Emerged On Earth: Foldable Proteins in a High-Salt Environment

    Scientist in America have discovered that 10 Amino acids thought to exist in our oceans about 4 billion years ago could have formed folding proeins in a very salty environment
  • 05 Apr 2013
    at 7:48 AM

    ID: 0016

    Dwarf Whale Survived Well Into Ice Age

    The fossil of a dwarf baleen whale known from the Pliocene (3myo) has been found in 700,000 year old deposits in California, showing that it survived much longer than previously thought.
  • 05 Apr 2013
    at 7:37 AM

    ID: 0015

    Origin of Life: Power Behind Primordial Soup Discovered

    Scientist at Leeds Univeity (UK) have found a chemical similar to one found in all living things and essential to life creating energy in living cells may have been synthesised from meteorites
  • 03 Apr 2013
    at 7:33 AM

    ID: 0014

    Icelandic Volcano - New research Findings

    Researchers at 2 UK univesities have found that a new type of magma within Icelandic volcanos could cause serious disruption.
  • 19 Mar 2013
    at 15:08 PM

    ID: 0013

    New Isle of Wight Pterosaur Named after Young Finder.

    A new Pterosaur the size of a crow has been written and published. It’s finder, Daisy Morris (then 9 years old) found the bones in 2008 and donateted them to the NHM. The Pterosaur has been named after her- Vectidraco daisymorrisae,
  • 16 Mar 2013
    at 11:44 AM

    ID: 0012

    Dorset Cliff Danger.

    150ft (45m) long, 6ft (1.8m) deep crack appeared on cliffs near Bowleaze Cove, Weymouth.
  • 14 Mar 2013
    at 21:58 PM

    ID: 0011

    New speccies of 5 million yo saber toothed cat found in Florida

    A new genus and species of extinct saber-toothed cat has been discovered in Polk County, Florida. The 5-million-year-old fossils belong to the same lineage as the famous Smilodon fatalis...
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