Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

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Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Experts Find Four New Mini Orchids

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Lepanthes davidii, the new orchid species discovered in an undated photo. It was found in the area of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. (PNN/Newsflash)

Conservation plant hunters have discovered four new species of mini orchids in a Colombian nature reserve. The discoveries were made in the Cauca valley between the Andes mountains and the…

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Bones Of English Dead At Battle Of Waterloo Were Sold As Fertiliser, Study Suggests

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Batalla de Waterloo - Jan Willem Pieneman La bataille de Waterloo (1824, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) de Jan Willem Pieneman (1779-1853). (Jan Willem Pieneman La bataille de Waterloo (1824, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) de Jan Willem Pieneman (1779-1853)/Newsflash)

The bones of the fallen soldiers at the Battle of Waterloo were sold as fertiliser, a new study has suggested. The study, which was published on 17th June, nearly 207…

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Scientist Fan Of Taylor Swift Names New Species Of Creepy-Crawly After Her

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A newly described millipede, Nannaria swiftae, is named after the U.S. singer-songwriter Taylor Swift. (Dr Derek Hennen/Newsflash)

Scientists have named a new species of millipede that lives hidden in leaves on the forest floor after the popular American singer Taylor Swift. Dr Derek Hennen told Newsflash that…

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Scientists Use Ostrich Eggshell Beads To Map 50,000 Year Old Social Network Spanning Africa

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A string of modern ostrich eggshell beads from eastern Africa. (Hans Sell/Newsflash)

Scientists have used ostrich egg shell beads to map a 50,000-year-old social network - the world's oldest, they claim - spanning Africa after over a decade of gathering data. The…

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New Species Of Miniature Orchid Discovered In Colombia

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New species of miniature orchid for science in the Farallones de Cali National Natural Park. (PNN/Newsflash)

A new species of miniature orchid has been discovered in a Colombian national park. The tiny flower, found at Los Farallones de Cali National Nature Park in the Colombian department…

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International Team Of Experts Detects Two Star Clusters Colliding In The Milky Way For The First Time

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The ongoing collision between two star clusters that are concentrations of tens to millions of stars that share the same origin in time and space, used by the scientists to study. (CONICET/Newsflash)

An international team of experts has detected two star clusters colliding in the Milky Way for the first time. The collision between the two star clusters is ongoing and is…

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Archaeologists Discovery Of Seven Dinosaur Fossils Near Italian City Of Trieste Rewrites Prehistory

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Adult and two juvenile individuals of the dinosaur Tethyshadros insularis. (Davide Bonadonna/Newsflash)

An international team of archaeologists has discovered seven dinosaur fossils near the Italian port city of Trieste with some of them dating back 80 million years potentially rewriting the current…

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