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Six-year-old stumbles on coral fossil from million of years ago in England garden
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Six-year-old stumbles on coral fossil from million of years ago in England garden

The fossil's markings place it as existing during the Paleozoic era, between 500 and 251 million years ago.

Remains of massive plant-eating lizard in Argentina likely the largest, oldest ever found
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Remains of massive plant-eating lizard in Argentina likely the largest, oldest ever found

Titanosaurs, thought to have been among the largest animals to walk the Earth, may have lived longer ago than previously thought.

Unlikely fossil dug up in Bhimbetka ties together evolution of modern life in India, Australia
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Unlikely fossil dug up in Bhimbetka ties together evolution of modern life in India, Australia

The creatures had squishy bodies that have long since decayed away, and they lack bones or shells that would remain fossilised.

Dogs migrated to America along with early human settlers 10,000 years ago
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Dogs migrated to America along with early human settlers 10,000 years ago

The femur of a dog showed that it shared a genetic lineage with American dogs that lived before the arrival of European breeds.

Living Fossil: African coelacanth is not 65 mn years-old as evolution is evident in its genes
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Living Fossil: African coelacanth is not 65 mn years-old as evolution is evident in its genes

The fish went on to earn the moniker 'living fossil' because of its anatomy that resembled fossilised records.

Starfish: Rare fossil helps answer the mystery of how they evolved arms
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Starfish: Rare fossil helps answer the mystery of how they evolved arms

Starfish and their close relatives the brittle stars belong to a group called the echinoderms that have spiny skins.

Human, animal footprints dating back 1,20,000 years found in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert
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Human, animal footprints dating back 1,20,000 years found in Saudi Arabia's Nefud Desert

The fossils were first recorded for Homo sapiens outside of Africa between roughly 210 and 180 thousand years in southern Greece and the Levant.

Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake
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Well-preserved fossil of a woolly mammoth has been discovered in a Siberian lake

The faeces of the mammoth will contain a lot of information about the 'mammoth's diet as well as the pollen of ancient plants and a lot more'.

Elephant fossil between 5 to 8 million years old found in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, says division's chief forest conservator
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Elephant fossil between 5 to 8 million years old found in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, says division's chief forest conservator

A fossil of an elephant was discovered from the Siwalik sediments exposed in the vicinity of Badshahi Bagh area in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur

A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth
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A 425 million years old millipede fossil is the oldest known specimen of bugs on Earth

Studying the millipede revealed that “a rapid radiative evolution” helped these organisms to come out of aquatic ecosystems and start living in “complex forest grade communities” in just 40 million years.

Can India rise to meet Greta Thunberg’s concerns on the issue of climate change?
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Can India rise to meet Greta Thunberg’s concerns on the issue of climate change?

Transformation of energy sector, decentralised climate actions and mass mobilisation are key issues for India to meet its climate change commitment.

Fossil Sport Smartwatch review: Great hardware but Wear OS experience is pathetic
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Fossil Sport Smartwatch review: Great hardware but Wear OS experience is pathetic

If you are looking for a WearOS sporting watch, but are not a hardcore fitness enthusiast, Fossil Sport is a good watch.

Fossil found in 1980 in Texas has been identified as a new dinosaur species
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Fossil found in 1980 in Texas has been identified as a new dinosaur species

It is been identified as a species of the duckbilled dinosaur because of its aquiline nose and shovel-shaped jaw

A chunk of skull found in Greece is the earliest sign of humans outside of Africa
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A chunk of skull found in Greece is the earliest sign of humans outside of Africa

Its est to be 210,000 years old and shows our species began leaving Africa earlier than we thought.

Fossil AX Connected review: Excellent build, great performance despite older processor
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Fossil AX Connected review: Excellent build, great performance despite older processor

One of the best smartwatches from the Fossil portfolio, but older processor may keep many away

Fossil Sport smartwatch with Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC, WearOS launched at Rs 17,995
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Fossil Sport smartwatch with Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC, WearOS launched at Rs 17,995

The Fossil Sport has a heart rate sensor, GPS, a microphone and connects over Bluetooth 4.2 low energy.

Fossil of bat-winged dinosaur points to early era of prehistoric flight in animals
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Fossil of bat-winged dinosaur points to early era of prehistoric flight in animals

Feathers and wins similar to those of a bat, these creatures were nature's experiment in aviation.

Fossil Explorist HR smartwatch review: Old processor and glitches a-plenty make it avoidable
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Fossil Explorist HR smartwatch review: Old processor and glitches a-plenty make it avoidable

While smartwatches may not be on the decline, it's quite possible those powered by the Snapdragon 2100 chip are

Fossil hunter trying to sell baby T-Rex skeleton on eBay, paleontologists are pissed off
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Fossil hunter trying to sell baby T-Rex skeleton on eBay, paleontologists are pissed off

None of the 2000+ billionaires in the world have bid on the fossil yet, but the owner is hopeful.

Ancient 430 million-year-old fossil points to how sea cucumbers lost their armour
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Ancient 430 million-year-old fossil points to how sea cucumbers lost their armour

The paleontologists have named the critter Sollasina Cthulhu, inspired by HP Lovecraft’s fictional cosmic entity.