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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 6, 2022May 2022

Posted by JoeB
Kite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert. Since 2010 numerous 'kite-like structures' have been discovered in the Middle East, and more recently the Libyan Sahara. These are prehistoric megastructures, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 4, 2022May 2022

Posted by Triphid
Indigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old. The nearest display in situ to my home is Muttawingee National Park, I have been there a number of times and the art there is spectacular to say the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 12, 2022Mar 2022

Posted by JoeB
Dating the Lantian Biota. Fossils from the Ediacaran Period record a remarkable transition from a world in which there were almost no multicellular organisms to one in which such organisms dominated almost all marine ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 12, 2022Feb 2022

Posted by JoeB
Hydrodamalis gigas: Applying genomics to the extinct Steller’s Sea Cow. The Steller’s Sea Cow, Hydrodamalis gigas, was first described by German naturalist and explorer Georg Wilhelm Steller in 1741, and became ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 30, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by JoeB
Pneumatisation in a nanoid Saltasaurid Titanosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of western São Paulo State, Brazil. The Dinosaurs were (and are) and exceptionally diverse group of Animals, and developed a wide range of ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 6, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by JoeB
Eoazara xerrii: A new species of Elasmotheriine Rhinoceros from the Late Miocene of Morocco. Today only five species of Rhinoceros survive, all of which are highly endangered, but the fossil record contains about fifty ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 3, 2021Oct 2021

Posted by Triphid
Approx. 1.7 BILLION years ago this rock structure was not much more than loose sand grains. Found in Australia, this deposit of Quartzite, tougher than concrete, show the traces of an animal or insect that burrowed its way through the loose sand, ...
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Shared from General & Hellos
Sep 23, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by BirdMan1
MATTER Ancient Footprints Push Back Date of Human Arrival in the Americas Human footprints found in New Mexico are about 23,000 years old, a study reported, suggesting that people may have arrived long before the Ice Age’s glaciers melted. ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 19, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Looking for a conection between the length of the Earth's days and the development of an oxygen-rich atmosphere. A day on Earth (i.e. the period between one sunrise and the next) lasts for 24 hours, but four billion ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jul 30, 2021Jul 2021

Posted by JoeB
Interpretting the Neolithic Mustatils of northwestern Arabia. The northwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula was, until fairly recently, believed to have been largely uninhabited until the onset of the Iron Age, in the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 4, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Understanding the role of sediment-gravity flows in the formation of the Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte. The fossil record has been used to reconstruct a history of the evolution of life on Earth, but itself ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 29, 2021May 2021

Posted by JoeB
Possible preserved eggs in Selkirkiid Worms from the Early Cambrian Xiaoshiba Lagerstätte of South China. Over the past century the discoveries of numerous Cambrian Lagerstätten (such as the Burgess Shale and ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 29, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Animal remains from the Parknabinnia Neolithic court tomb in County Clare, Ireland. Large monuments made of stone (Megaliths), or timber and earth, appeared across much of Western Europe with the onset of the Neolithic....
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 19, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by JoeB
The Portfjeld Biota: A Doushantuo-type Lagerstätte from the Ediacaran of southern Peary Land, North Greenland. Remarkably detailed preservation of cells and soft tissues has been described from several Precambrian ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Bushizheia yangi: A new species of Euarthropod from the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Over 250 species have been recorded from the Cambrian Series 2, Stage 3 Chengjiang biota of Yunnan Province, China, with ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 27, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Using X-ray computed tomographic reconstruction to understand the Dřevíč Lead Amulet. Various magical items and practices have been used for protection from potential misfortune since time immemorial. Diseases, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 1, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Dating the earliest Myriapods. Understanding how organisms colonised the land, is crucial to clarify extant biodiversity and biological adaptation. But, evaluating the rate and pattern of land colonisation requires ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 23, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Yaviichnus inyooensis: A new complex burrow system from the Oligocene of southern Mexico. The behavior of burrowing has probably been present in Mammals since their early origins. Soil provides physical protection; it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 13, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Bite marks on the tibia of a Giant Sloth from the Miocene of Peru. Following the extinction of non-avian dinosaurs, the largest Cainozoic continental predator was neither a Mammal nor a Bird, but the Giant Caiman ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Trying to decipher the evolution of flight in Bats. Powered flight has evolved in four Animal groups independently, Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, and Bats, potentially with more than one origin of flight in each of these...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 13, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for a Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-Mammals Recent discoveries and analyses have revolutionised our knowledge of Mesozoic Mammals, revealing novel aspects of their ecology, development, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 28, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Brachiopod communities of the Early Cambrian Guanshan Lagerstätte of Yunnan Province, China, and their associated facies. Discoveries of spectacular soft-bodied animal assemblages from Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätten ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 23, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Neobolus wulongqingensis: A Cambrian Brachiopod with encrusting kleptoparasites. Parasitism is an enduring symbiotic relationship in which the parasite is nutritionally dependent upon the host for at least part of its ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 22, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Triplicatella opimus: Redescription of a Orthothecid Hyolith from the early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Hyoliths are a group of extinct Palaeozoic marine animals, which possessed distinct conical calcareous shells...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 11, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Adelophthalmus pyrrhae: A new species of Eurypterid 'Sea Scorpion' from the Carboniferous of Montagne Noire, France, which may have been capable of breathing air. Arachnids are the second most successful terrestrial ...
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Posted by JoeBKite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert.

Posted by TriphidAn Aussie Indigenous Message Stick.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by JoeBDortoka vremiri: A new species of Dortokid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of the Hațeg Basin, Romania.

Posted by JoeBThe Cabeço da Amoreira burial: An Early Modern Era West African buried in a Mesolithic shell midden in Portugal.

Posted by JoeBMusivavis amabilis: A new species of Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of northeastern China.

Posted by JoeBTorosaurus in Canada.

Posted by JoeBStone tools from the Borselan Rock Shelter, in the Binalud Mountains of northeastern Iran.

Posted by JoeBDating the Lantian Biota.

Posted by JoeBBashanosaurus primitivus: A new species of Stegosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Chongqing Municipality, China.

Posted by JoeBDetermining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell.

Posted by JoeBSão Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist.

Posted by JoeBMambawakale ruhuhu: A new species of Pseudosuchian Archosaur from the Middle Triassic Manda Beds of Tanzania.

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