Read more about the article All Teeth Come From Single Ancient Sea Predator, According To New Study
Teeth originated in an armored ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research, carried out by a scientific team at Penn State University in the U.S. Undated photo. (SWNS/Newsflash)

All Teeth Come From Single Ancient Sea Predator, According To New Study

Teeth originated in an armoured ray that swam the oceans 100 million years ago, according to new research. They evolved from jagged spikes along the snout of the primitive sea predator named Ischyrhiza mira. Known as rostral denticles, they helped the beast forage - and fight off bigger fish. The…

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Read more about the article Extinct Predator Gulped 8-Metre Prey As A Whole, 3D Model Study Reveals
An illustration of megadolon eating their pray, undated. Scientist theorize the megadolon might require over 98,000 kilo calories every day and have stomach volume of almost 10,000 liters. ( J. J. Giraldo/Newsflash)

Extinct Predator Gulped 8-Metre Prey As A Whole, 3D Model Study Reveals

Research of a 3D reconstruction of the largest shark that has ever lived reveals that it was capable of devouring prey up to eight metres long in one piece. The megalodon is an extinct species of mackerel shark that lived approximately 23 to 3.6 million years ago. Meaning ‘big tooth’,…

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Read more about the article 10-Year-Old’s Face Ripped Off In Jaguar Attack
Dierlissom Oliveira Paiva (10) poses in an undated photo. The boy was found dead in Brasil Novo, Para in Brazil, after allegedly being attacked by jaguar on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (CEN)

10-Year-Old’s Face Ripped Off In Jaguar Attack

A 10-year-old boy died in agony when he was torn apart in an attack by a wild jaguar in the Brazilian Amazon. The attack was reportedly so savage that the lad's face was ripped off by the big cat's claws and teeth. Police in Para state, northern Brazil, are now…

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Read more about the article Extraordinary Discovery As Archaeologists Find Jaw Of First European Hominid
Parcial face of hominidus found in the archaeological site of Sima del Elefante, in Atapuerca, Spain, July 2022. (Maria Dolors Guillen-Equipo Inv Atapuerca/Newsflash)

Extraordinary Discovery As Archaeologists Find Jaw Of First European Hominid

Spanish archaeologists have made an astonishing discovery of what they believe is the lower jaw of possibly the oldest hominid ever found in Europe. The amazingly well-preserved body part - estimated to be 1.4 million years old - was discovered at Level TE7 at the Sima del Elefante site in…

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Read more about the article Scientists Who Crunched Data During COVID Lockdown Find Huge Shark Was World’s Ultimate Predator
A team of Princeton researchers has now discovered clear evidence that Megalodon and some of its ancestors were at the very highest rung of the prehistoric food chain – the highest “trophic level.” (Harry Maisch/Newsflash)

Scientists Who Crunched Data During COVID Lockdown Find Huge Shark Was World’s Ultimate Predator

The ultimate predator of predators was a massive 50-foot-long shark that was so powerful it even ate predators that ate other predators. Prehistoric megatooth sharks that got their name from their massive teeth, which can each be bigger than a human hand, included the Megalodon, the largest shark that ever…

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Read more about the article Ancient Site Could Be Location Of Oldest Known Early Human Fossils In China
Remains of the maxilla and teeth of the skull of Gongwangling. (Xing Song, CENIEH/Newsflash)

Ancient Site Could Be Location Of Oldest Known Early Human Fossils In China

An international team of researchers has authored a study claiming that they may have discovered what is possibly the oldest human fossils in existence in China. Researchers from the National Centre for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH) in Spain, as part of a team of Chinese, Spanish and French scientists,…

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Read more about the article Snake Fan’s Creepy Python Show
The shed skin of a rough scaled python (Morelia carinata), a female born in 2019 in the Netherlands. (@northernreptiles/Newsflash)

Snake Fan’s Creepy Python Show

Terrifying videos showing a pet snake shedding its skin and another sinking its teeth into a mouse have been released by a dedicated python fan. Snake-mad Jacop Frank, 29, told Newsflash in an exclusive interview: "I have been keeping different reptiles on and off for around 15 years. "But I…

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Read more about the article Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps
Life restoration of the dolphins described in this study: Kentriodon in the foreground, in the background a squalodelphinid (left) and a physeterid (right) chasing a group of eurhinodelphinids. (Jaime Chirinos/Newsflash)

Boffins Find Two New Prehistoric Dolphin Species – In Swiss Alps

Scientists in Switzerland have discovered two previously unknown dolphin species that inhabited the area of today’s landlocked mountainous country 20 million years ago. Palaeontologists at the University of Zurich said they used fragments of ear bones, teeth and vertebrae to determine the characteristics of the two species. They added that…

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Read more about the article Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts
Left: Nanobots entering a dentinal tubule. Centre top and bottom: Schematic representation and electron microscope image of nanobot moving through dentinal tubule to reach bacterial colony. Right: How locally induced heat from nanobot can kill bacteria. Live bacteria are green and dead bacteria are red. Bottom right shows band where targeted treatment has been done in human teeth. (Theranautilus/Newsflash)

Tiny Bots Could Deep Clean Teeth, Say Experts

Nano-sized robots manipulated using a magnetic field can help kill bacteria deep inside teeth to ensure the success of root canal treatments after the living tissue has been removed. Root canal treatments are routinely carried out to treat tooth infections in millions of patients. The procedure involves removing the infected…

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Read more about the article The Tiny Razor Toothed Rodent From 220 Million Years Ago
Reconstruction of Tessellatia bonapartei. (Juan Cristobal Sotomayor/Newsflash)

The Tiny Razor Toothed Rodent From 220 Million Years Ago

A tiny sharp-toothed rodent that roamed the earth 220 million years ago has emerged as a missing ancestor of today's mammals. The rat-like creature - called a cynodont after its huge canine teeth - walked the earth with dinosaurs in the Triassic period. Now a study published in Scientific Reports…

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