Small 225 Million-Year-Old Reptile Was Ancestor Of Flying Giants

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An interpretation of what the Maehary bonapartei looked like, pictured in an undated photo illustration. The newly-unearthed 225 million-year-old reptile in Brazil gave rise to the biggest creatures that ever flew, according to new research. (Mrcio L. Castro,SWNS/Newsflash)

A diminutive 225 million year old reptile unearthed in Brazil gave rise to the biggest creatures that ever flew, according to new research. The lizard-like species measured just 15 inches…

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Europe’s Oldest Human Named After Pink Floyd

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Presentation of the remains of the first European human being found in Atapuerca archaeological site, Burgos, Spain, July 2022. It has been named as Pink Floyd, like the British band. (Fundacion Atapuerca/Newsflash)

Spanish archaeologists have named the oldest hominid ever found in Europe ‘Pink’ after the legendary English rock band Pink Floyd. Remains of man's ancient ancestor - dating back 1.4 million…

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Britain’s Earliest People Lived On Canterbury Outskirts Up To 620,000 Years Ago, New Study Says

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Artist reconstruction of Homo heidelbergensis making a flint hand axe. (Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Illustration by Gabriel Ugueto/Newsflash)

Some of Britain's earliest humans lived on the outskirts of Canterbury in Kent between 560,000 and 620,000 years ago, a groundbreaking new study has revealed. The study, which was led…

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Ancient Ancestor From Africas Cradle Of Humankind Is Missing-Link Species That Could Walk Upright And Climb Trees Like Ape

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Australopithecus sediba silhouette showing the newly-found vertebrae along with other skeletal remains from the species. (CENIEH/Newsflash)

An international team of scientists has confirmed that this ancient ancestor of humans from nearly two million years ago that was unearthed in Africa's Cradle of Humankind is a missing-link…

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New Dinosaur Species That Lived In Greenland Over 200 Million Years Ago Named Cold Bone

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Living reconstruction of Issi saaneq, a newly discovered dinosaur that lived on Greenland 214 million years ago. (Victor Beccari/Newsflash)

This 13-foot-long dinosaur whose fossilised remains were unearthed under the freezing ice sheets of Greenland has earned the name 'Cold bone' in tribute to the location's Inuit people. The dinosaur's…

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Mortal Remains Of Boris Johnsons Direct Ancestor Go On Display In Swiss Museum

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Anna Catharina Bischoff as she may have looked in 1786, photo montage using scientific facial reconstruction (U. Wittwer-Ofen) and a contemporary portrait - J. Jakob. (H. Belakhal, Basel/Newsflash)

The mortal remains of Boris Johnson's great-great-great-great-great-great grandmother have gone on display in a Swiss museum as part of an exhibition. The mummified remains of a woman were found by…

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1942 Photo Of Soviet Soldier Handed To Family 79 Years Later Thanks To School Project

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A photo from 1942 showing the commander of a machine-gun platoon Ivan Ivanovich Glukhov (front) was handed over to his family after 79 years thanks to a history teacher from Moscow, Russia

A Russian family have been reunited with a photograph taken 79 years ago of a hero ancestor who fought at several key battles for the Soviets in the Second World…

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Boffins Unearth 73 Fossilised Dino Bird Eggs From 85 Million Years Ago On University Campus

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The site where 73 fossil eggs of prehistoric birds that lived during the Cretaceous period, approximately 85 million years ago, were found in the province of Neuquen, Argentina, it was announced in July 2021.

Experts have unearthed 73 fossilised dinosaur eggs on a university campus from a species that was an ancestor of today's birds from the Cretaceous period 85 million years ago. The…

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Rare Sword Won By Duke Of Marlborough At Battle Of Blenheim On Display In Germany

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The exhibition "Battle of Blenheim 1704", at the Hochstadt Castle on the Danube in Germany.

A rare 300-year-old sword - that belonged to an officer at the Battle of Blenheim where Winston Churchill's ancestor the Duke of Marlborough defeated the Bavarians – is on display…

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