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Scientists discover strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

Scientists discover strange 'nude' fossil creature from half a billion years ago

Posted by ap507 at Jun 20, 2018 09:20 AM |

New species of sponge-like fossil from the Cambrian Period sheds light on early animal evolution

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Jurassic diet: why our knowledge of what ancient pterosaurs ate might be wrong

Jurassic diet: why our knowledge of what ancient pterosaurs ate might be wrong

Posted by ap507 at Jun 07, 2018 10:30 AM |

Research reveals knowledge of prehistoric diets is often based on outdated ideas and could be inaccurate

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Tiny fossils unlock clues to Earth’s climate half a billion years ago

Tiny fossils unlock clues to Earth’s climate half a billion years ago

Posted by pt91 at May 09, 2018 05:30 PM |

Scientists from Leicester have quantified the temperature of Earth’s oceans over half a billion years ago by combining fossil data and climate models

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Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Posted by ew205 at May 09, 2018 03:15 PM |

PhD student in Physical Geography Berivan Esen awarded prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship, which recognises exceptional women working in the aerospace field

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Dawn of the Anthropocene concept

Dawn of the Anthropocene concept

Posted by ap507 at Apr 16, 2018 09:32 AM |

New book by Professor Jan Zalasiewicz translates pioneering writings of French scientist Georges-Louis Leclerc, the Comte de Buffon

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Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 11, 2018 12:04 PM |

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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