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This Elementary-School-Age T. Rex Is a '1 in 100 Million' Discovery

This Elementary-School-Age T. Rex Is a '1 in 100 Million' Discovery | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

The wilds of Montana have yielded the remains of what is likely an elementary-school-age Tyrannosaurus rex.

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Oldest Fossil of 'Missing Link' Dinosaur Discovered in Germany

Oldest Fossil of 'Missing Link' Dinosaur Discovered in Germany | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

A fossil hunter in Germany found what may be the oldest specimen of the bird-like dinosaur Archaeopteryx.

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Global oceanic dead zones persisted for 50,000 years after end-Triassic extinction event

Global oceanic dead zones persisted for 50,000 years after end-Triassic extinction event | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
Extremely low oxygen levels in Earth's oceans could be responsible for extending the effects of a mass extinction that wiped out millions of species on Earth around 200 million years ago, according to a new study.
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Colorado Construction Crew Unearths 66-Million-Year-Old Triceratops Fossil

Colorado Construction Crew Unearths 66-Million-Year-Old Triceratops Fossil | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it


While Thornton’s new Public Safety Facility, a the crew happened upon a rare find

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Fourth Denisovan fossil identified

Fourth Denisovan fossil identified | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
DNA in a fossil from a young girl has revealed that a mysterious extinct human lineage occupied the middle of Asia longer than previously thought, allowing more potential interbreeding with Neanderthals, a new study finds.
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New Fossil Find Pushes Back The Origins of Homo Sapiens by 100,000 Years

New Fossil Find Pushes Back The Origins of Homo Sapiens by 100,000 Years | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

We're a lot older than we think.

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This Is the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind Ever Found

This Is the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind Ever Found | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

The 110 million-year-old fossil of a nodosaur preserves the animal’s armor, skin, and what may have been its final meal.

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11 Asian Elephants Rescued from Mud-Filled Bomb Crater

11 Asian Elephants Rescued from Mud-Filled Bomb Crater | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
Rescuers saved 11 elephants from a muddy Vietnam War bomb crater in Cambodia on March 24.
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Woolly mammoths experienced a genomic meltdown just before extinction

Woolly mammoths experienced a genomic meltdown just before extinction | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

TANN is an online open access, pro-community news site bringing together people in related fields with active interests intersecting archaeology.

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Scientists Think They’ve Found the Oldest Fossil Ever

Scientists Think They’ve Found the Oldest Fossil Ever | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

The controversial claim suggests that microbes lived on Earth half a billion years earlier than thought
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New study gives weight to Darwin’s theory of ‘living fossils’

New study gives weight to Darwin’s theory of ‘living fossils’ | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

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A Small Tarp Conceals A Big Find | DiscoverMagazine.com

A Small Tarp Conceals A Big Find | DiscoverMagazine.com | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

A small favor turns into a fortuitous discovery.

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Investigation using next generation radar technology to look for secret chamber in Tutankhamun's Tomb

Investigation using next generation radar technology to look for secret chamber in Tutankhamun's Tomb | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
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'Resurrected' Shark Species Found Dwelling Deep in the Atlantic

'Resurrected' Shark Species Found Dwelling Deep in the Atlantic | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

A new species of shark, the Atlantic sixgill, has been discovered in Belize, the Gulf of Mexico and the Bahamas.

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Half-a-billion-year-old fossils shed light animal evolution on Earth

Half-a-billion-year-old fossils shed light animal evolution on Earth | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

Scientists have discovered traces of life more than half-a-billion years old that could change the way we think about how all animals evolved o

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Our controversial footprint discovery suggests human-like creatures may have roamed Crete nearly 6m years ago

Our controversial footprint discovery suggests human-like creatures may have roamed Crete nearly 6m years ago | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
A new study can't rule out the possibility that human ancestors lived on Crete at the same time as they evolved in Africa.
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World’s Best-Preserved Armored Dinosaur, a ‘Mona Lisa’ of Fossils, Found in Alberta

World’s Best-Preserved Armored Dinosaur, a ‘Mona Lisa’ of Fossils, Found in Alberta | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

The fossil of a dinosaur found in Alberta is so complete and well-preserved that it resembles a statue, scientists say.

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Ancient plankton-like microfossils span two continents

Ancient plankton-like microfossils span two continents | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

Large, robust, lens-shaped microfossils from the approximately 3.4 billion-year-old Kromberg Formation of the Kaapvaal Craton in eastern South Africa are not only among the oldest elaborate microorganisms known, but are also related to other intricate microfossils of the same age found in the Pilbara Craton of Australia, according to an international team of scientists.

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T. rex was not feathery, study says

T. rex was not feathery, study says | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

Tyrannosaurus rex had scales, not feathers, said a study Wednesday which rescues the giant lizard's reputation as a fearsome killer with a rough-and-tough hide. Recent research has claimed to provide evidence for feathers in ancestors of T. rex, and suggested the iconic carnivore may itself have

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Rock exposed in World War I trenches offers new fossil find

Rock exposed in World War I trenches offers new fossil find | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

Sea lily ancestors spent youth hitchhiking around ancient oceans, discovery suggests

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'Australia's Jurassic Park': World's biggest dinosaur footprint unearthed in WA

'Australia's Jurassic Park': World's biggest dinosaur footprint unearthed in WA | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

The world’s biggest dinosaur footprint has been unearthed on a stretch of remote Western Australian coastline, an area now being dubbed “the nation's Jurassic Park”.

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Giant Penguin Might Have Been Around With the Dinosaurs

Giant Penguin Might Have Been Around With the Dinosaurs | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
Scientists have described the recently discovered fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimetres. At approximately 61 million years old it counts as one of the largest penguin fossils in the world, and could drastically alter the history of the flightless seabirds. Situated in New Zealand’s Canterbury region, the fossil …
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Resurrecting extinct species might come at a terrible cost

Resurrecting extinct species might come at a terrible cost | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it

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SELDEN3DLocal research. Global impact.™‘Bioarchaeological Investigations of Nineteenth-Century African America’ by Aaron R. Norment, Jeremy W. Pye et al.

SELDEN3DLocal research. Global impact.™‘Bioarchaeological Investigations of Nineteenth-Century African America’ by Aaron R. Norment, Jeremy W. Pye et al. | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
DOI: 10.21112/ita.2016.1.1 A search for unmarked graves in the state-owned right of way and underneath the pavement of State Highway 332 resulted in the discovery and archeological excavation of 11 unmarked graves associated with Pioneer Cemetery, an African American burial ground in Brazoria, Texas. Prewitt and Associates, Inc., conducted the fieldwork for the Texas Department of…
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3,000-year-old spearhead found in Angus ‘find of a lifetime’

3,000-year-old spearhead found in Angus ‘find of a lifetime’ | Geology, Palaeontology &  Fossils. | Scoop.it
A 3,000 year old bronze spearhead embellished with gold has been discovered in the North East of Scotland with archaeologists declaring the weapon as the “find of a lifetime.”
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