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Decoding Evolution of Large Brains in Primates Helps Study Human Traces

Reconstruction of ancient kiwi-sized primate skulls helped University of Florida researchers to solve an age-old miystery of evolution of large brains in apes into human species. University of Florida paleontologists found clues in lemur-like primate skulls from the tropical forests of Wyoming about 50 million years ago, thought to be a link between primitive and advanced primates. Arianna Harrington, a ...

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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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