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Kutch and Wales Dinosaur Fossils from Jurassic Period Drive Geologists High

Indo-German joint research team has discovered a rare fossil of the limb of a dinosaur at Kas Hill in Lodai area of Kutch in Gujarat, joining Balasinor, the only other site where several such fossils were found earlier. The 10-meter-long herbivore became extinct millions of years ago and the fossil remains found on January 19 were about 130 million years ...

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Giant ‘sea scorpion’ fossil discovered Undersea in Iowa

The fossil of a previously unknown species of ‘sea scorpion’, measuring over 1.5 meters long, has been discovered in Iowa, USA. Dating back 460 million years, it is the oldest known species of eurypterid (sea scorpion) – extinct monster-like predators that swam the seas in ancient times and are related to modern arachnids. The authors named the new species Pentecopterus ...

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2 Billion Years But this Organism Hasn’t Evolved! Was Darwin Right?

Scientists have discovered the greatest absence of evolution — a deep-sea microorganism that appears not to have evolved in 2 billion years, supporting evolution theory of Charles Darwin. The scientists examined sulfur bacteria, microorganisms that are too small to see with the unaided eye, that are 1.8 billion years old and preserved in rocks of Western Australia’s coastal waters. Using ...

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Fossil of long-necked dinosaur of late Jurassic period discovered in China

University of Alberta paleontologists have discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur from a a fossil skeleton found in China, measuring about 15 metres in length and lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Qijianglong, which means “dragon of Qijiang,” discovered near Qijiang City, close to Chongqing, by construction workers in 2006, and the digging ...

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