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FOSSILS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 17, 2019
Life-size skeletal replica of Japan's largest dinosaur restored
What is believed to be Japan's largest fossilized dinosaur skeleton has been restored as a life-size replica, researchers and officials from the town of Mukawa, in Hokkaido, where the original discovery was made, said Wednesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Feb 12, 2019
Earth's earliest mobile organisms lived 2.1 billion years ago, Gabon shale fossils indicate
Scientists have discovered in 2.1-billion-year-old black shale from a quarry in Gabon the earliest evidence of a revolutionary development in the history of life on Earth, the ability of organisms to move from one place to another on their own.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 18, 2018
Wondrous extinct flying pterosaurs sported rudimentary feathers, China fossil study reveals
A microscopic examination of fossils from China has revealed that the fur-like body covering of pterosaurs, the remarkable flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs, was actually made up of rudimentary feathers.
WORLD / Science & Health
May 10, 2018
Bats been hanging around for over 33 million years, fossil indicates
Belgian scientists have discovered the oldest ever fossil of the common mouse-eared bat, proving the species already existed more than 33 million years ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 18, 2018
Osaka whale fossil believed to be first evidence of Eden's whale
An old fossil found long ago in Japan turns out to be the worldu2019s first known proof that the elusive Edenu2019s whale existed.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 4, 2018
Cranial bones of three horned dinosaurs found in western Japan
Cranial bones of three primitive horned dinosaurs have been found in a Lower Cretaceous stratum in Sasayama, Hyogo Prefecture, the Museum of Nature and Human Activities said Saturday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 18, 2017
Fossilized dinosaur teeth unearthed in Nagasaki Prefecture
Fossilized teeth belonging to a plant-eating dinosaur have been discovered in Nagasaki Prefecture, offering fresh clues about the reptile and the ecosystem 81 million years ago, a local museum said Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Sep 1, 2016
Global warming exposes fossils in Greenland from time Earth was like Mars
The earliest fossil evidence of life on Earth has been found in rocks 3.7 billion years old in Greenland, raising chances of life on Mars aeons ago when both planets were similarly desolate, scientists said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 15, 2016
Fossils of unknown dinosaur found in Thailand
Fossils of a dinosaur discovered in Thailand from layers of earth dating back some 120 million years have been found to be those of an unknown species of iguanodon, a Japanese university said Friday.
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 20, 2014
Ancient Scottish fish fossils yield clues to origins of intercourse
Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armoured fishes, called placoderms, about 385 million years ago in Scotland.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 18, 2014
Fossils shed light on origins of mammals
It may not have been the friendliest place for furry little creatures, but three newly identified squirrel-like mammals thrived in the trees of the Jurassic Period, with dinosaurs walking below and flying reptiles soaring above.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 2, 2014
Dig to uncover Ice Age fossils
Scientists will soon begin excavation of an ancient Wyoming sinkhole containing a rare bounty of fossil remains of prehistoric animals, such as mammoths and dire wolves, preserved in unusually good condition, researchers said on July 24.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 17, 2014
Fossils show strange sea creature's half-billion-year-old brain
Washington
WORLD / Science & Health
May 30, 2013
Study casts doubt on theory of caring dino dads
Male dinosaurs may not have had a caring side after all.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Mar 30, 2013
Dinosaur fossil discovered by boy in Iwate proves to be rare toe bone
A fossil found last May by a boy in Kuji, Iwate Prefecture, has been confirmed as the toe bone of a Coelurosauria, a carnivorous dinosaur that lived in the latter part of the Cretaceous period around 85 million years ago, a researcher said Friday.

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