Archeology

A new method of analysis of teeth allowed to determine the diet of fossil mammals
Archeology

A new method of analysis of teeth allowed to determine the diet of fossil mammals

A new method of analysis of the teeth allowed to determine the diet of fossil mammals. An analysis of zinc isotopes from tooth enamel will reliably establish what ancient people and animals ate, according to a study by scientists from Johannes Gutenberg University, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Zinc...
Dinosaur eggshell helped prove that they were warm-blooded
Archeology

Dinosaur eggshell helped prove that they were warm-blooded

An international group of scientists has revealed the long-standing secret of dinosaurs regarding the issue of warm-bloodedness or cold-bloodedness of giant reptiles. According to a new study reported by Science Alert, ancient lizards were able to maintain body temperature above ambient temperature. Paleontologists studied the fossilized remains of the eggshell of dinosaurs that lived in...
Scientists have found the remains of a giant ancient turtle
Archeology

Scientists have found the remains of a giant ancient turtle

Scientists have found the remains of a giant ancient turtle that lived in South America between 7 million and 13 million years ago. This is reported by the BBC regarding a study by paleontologists from Columbia University Rosario in Bogota. The huge ancient turtle Stupendemys geographicus was first discovered in the 1970s, but until now,...
Scientists have discovered in amber a bee about 100 million years old
Archeology

Scientists have discovered in amber a bee about 100 million years old

Scientists have discovered in amber a bee about 100 million years old. This is the oldest bee known to science, according to a report from Oregon State University, published in BioOne magazine. Pollinating insects promoted the propagation of flowering plants throughout the globe, and were also environmentally important factors contributing to the conservation of biodiversity....
Half-spider half-scorpion 100 million years old found in amber
Archeology

Half-spider half-scorpion 100 million years old found in amber

The fossilized remains of ancient insects are regularly found in amber. Inclusions allow scientists to study the past of our planet and how various types of living things evolved over time. So, during the excavation of amber in Myanmar (Southeast Asia), a bizarre creature was discovered, at least 100 million years old, which looks like...