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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 2, 2022Mar 2022

Posted by JoeB
Determining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell. The end-Cretaceous extinction event wiped out 76% of known species on Earth, but was strangely selective in the way it did so. The non-Avian Dinosaurs were ...
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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 4, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by JoeB
Ctenoptilus frequens and the first appearance of Orthopteran Insects. The first Insect faunas appeared in the early Late Carboniferous, around 307 million years ago. These faunas included a range of Insect groups, ...
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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 26, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Interpreting the gender identity of the Suontaka Vesitorninmäki burial. Reports of women buried with weapons always generate considerable interest in archaeology. One notable example of this is the Suontaka ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 22, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Sengis (Elephant Shrews) from the Late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of southwestern Tanzania. The Macroscelideans (also termed Sengis, or Elephant Shrews) are an enigmatic group of small insectivorous Mammals, known ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 26, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Investigating the potential for pseudofossil formation in Earth's ancient sediments. The earliest evidence for life on Earth comes in two forms; chemical evidence, i.e. compounds believed to have been derived from the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 26, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Investigating the potential for pseudofossil formation in Earth's ancient sediments. The earliest evidence for life on Earth comes in two forms; chemical evidence, i.e. compounds believed to have been derived from the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 6, 2021May 2021

Posted by AmmaRE007
The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere is a reclaimed history of the deep past of Indigenous people in North and South America during the Paleolithic. ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 3, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Looking for evidence of a Martian origin of life. An origin of Earth life on Mars would resolve significant inconsistencies between the inferred history of life and Earth’s geologic history. Life as we know it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Immature feathers in juvenile Enantiornithines from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Avifauna. Most data concerning the integument of the non-neornithine Pennaraptora; the clade that includes all Dinosaurs (including Birds) ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for two separate dispersals of Neanderthals into southern Siberia The period of existence of Neanderthals, their geographical range, and the timing of their dispersal and extinction are key issues in the study ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 6, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Investigating tides as an environmental driver during the Fish-Tetrapod transition. Only once in Earth’s history did vertebrates make the transition from an aquatic to terrestrial environment; trackway evidence ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 5, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence of a late Palaeozoic land connection between Appalachia and Iberia. Over the past 30 years, a broad consensus has emerged that repeated cycles of supercontinent amalgamation and dispersal have occurred since ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 5, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Considering a supernova as the possible cause of the End Devonian Extinction. The Late Devonian biodiversity crisis is characterized by a protracted decline in speciation rate occurring over millions of years, ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 24, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Investigating the evolutionary history of the Old World Porcupines using DNA from specimens from the Late Pleistocene of China. Hystricidae (the Old World porcupines), which includes three distinguishable genera ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 18, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Amzungu
LINKScientists Find Out Why the Terracotta Army's Weapons Were So Well Preserved
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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 9, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by mkeaman
Denisovan (Neanderthal and modern man) DNA was distributed "widely" from Europe to Asia (as the evidence seems to be telling us.) And some of it seems to continue in part at present in some Asian and Oceanic locales.
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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 29, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by BDair
New evidence keeps emerging, and pushing human migration out of Africa earlier.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 18, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Identifying fragmentary Mammal teeth from the Early Eocene of Ellesmere Island, Canada. Lower Eocene (Wasatchian-aged) strata of the Margaret Formation, Eureka Sound Group on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut preserve evidence ...
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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
Oct 8, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Mammalian feeding traces on a Sauropod Dinosaur bone from the Late Jurassic of northwestern China. For more than 160 million years, Mammals lived in the shadow of the Dinosaurs, remaining small and elusive with an ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 7, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence of seasonal torpor in an Early Triassic Antarctic Lystrosaurus. Antarctica is today the coldest and driest continent with extreme variation in light availability throughout the year, restricting vertebrate life...
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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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