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Washington, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) Researchers at the University of Kansas found fossils of two species of tree-dwelling relatives of primates that lived in the Artic 52 million years ago when the climate was about 13oC warmer than today.
Washington, Dec 13 (Prensa Latina) A scientific study revealed that oxygen, a key substance for life and one of the most abundant in Earth, may be present in the solid inner core, which is composed of nearly pure iron and where extreme high pressure and temperature conditions prevail, The Innovation magazine reported on Tuesday.
Washington, Dec 1 (Prensa Latina) A Martian megatsunami may have been caused by an asteroid collision similar to the Chicxulub impact—which contributed to the mass extinction of all non-avian dinosaurs on Earth 66 million years ago—in a shallow ocean region, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Tbilisi, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Scientists from Ilia State University, Georgia succeeded in extracting DNA from some old, pre-existing tissue samples. They used these to substantiate and verify the specific status of the new species.
Sydney, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) A team of scientists led by Lachlan Hart, a paleontologist and PhD candidate in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at UNSW Sydney, has assessed several methods of estimating the weight of the last of the temnospondyls -amphibians that look more like – became extinct during the Cretaceous period, about 120 million years ago, after thriving on Earth for over 200 million years, reached up to seven meters long and weighed about 260 kgs.