Fossils

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Country diary: A living fossil with a tale to tell
Winlaton Mill, Gateshead: The landscape here is vast and exhilarating, but a close look reveals a curious plant with a link to the area’s coal past

Phil Gates

04, May, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Giant ichthyosaur’s huge tooth points to sea creatures with robust bite
Rare fossils from three of the late-Triassic marine reptiles found in Swiss Alps include 10cm tooth – big enough to snag giant squid

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Dinosaurs: The Final Day With David Attenborough review – a thrilling slice of time-travelling detective work
The awe-inspiring broadcaster vividly brings dinosaurs’ last terrifying minutes to life in this slick, gripping and elegiac feature-length documentary

Chitra Ramaswamy

15, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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TV tonight: watch out dinosaurs, that big asteroid is coming – and so is David Attenborough
The most soothing voice on the box tells an apocalyptic tale in Dinosaurs: The Final Day. Plus: a killer on the loose in Grantchester. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall and Simon Wardell

15, Apr, 2022 @5:10 AM

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Scottish quarry fossils belong to long-toed lizard-like creature, experts say
Fossils from prehistoric lake belonged to creature thought to have lived around 330m years ago

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

14, Apr, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Microfossils may be evidence life began ‘very quickly’ after Earth formed
Scientists believe specimen shows life existed earlier than is widely assumed – increasing chances of life elsewhere

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

13, Apr, 2022 @6:00 PM

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We’re finding out more about dinosaurs than ever – but their sex lives still elude us | Dave Hone
With each new find, such as the dinosaur leg recently unearthed in North Dakota, scientists build a more colourful picture of the ancient reptiles, says senior lecturer Dave Hone

Dave Hone

08, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Scientists find fossil of dinosaur ‘killed on day of asteroid strike’
Remains of thescelosaurus in North Dakota believed to date back to extinction of species 66m years ago

Kevin Rawlinson

07, Apr, 2022 @10:28 AM

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112m-year-old dinosaur tracks damaged in Utah by construction machinery
Damage evaluated as minor, but fractures to the rims of several prints cannot be repaired at the Mill Canyon track site

Richard Luscombe

04, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Australian scientists solve mystery of moment monotremes migrated
Fossil analysis is shedding new light on the origins of egg-laying mammals and their arrival on the continent

Donna Lu

26, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Mystery owner of Stan the T rex finally revealed following $31.8m auction
Paleontologists celebrate ‘happy ending’ as Abu Dhabi museum is revealed as owner, after fearing implications of sale to secret buyer

Maya Yang

23, Mar, 2022 @7:27 PM

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Country diary: In these stones lie clues to the past
Cressbrook Dale, Derbyshire: One drystone slab bears remnants of marine life from 300m years ago

Mark Cocker

15, Mar, 2022 @5:30 AM

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