Archaeology & Fossils

Fossilized slime of 100-million-year-old hagfish shakes up vertebrate family tree

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Paleontologists at the University of Chicago have discovered the first detailed fossil of a hagfish, the slimy, eel-like carrion feeders of the ocean. The 100-million-year-old...
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A T. rex and a shark as neighbors? Yes, eons ago in South Dakota

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Scientists conducting a recent painstaking examination of the two tons of rock left over after the fossilized bones of the celebrated Tyrannosaurus rex named Sue were...
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Google buys up some of Fossil's Wear OS development team and IP

7 hours ago   |   Talk Android

Google still maintains Wear OS and even recently rebranded the smartwatch platform, but there's no Pixel Watch or other halo product that the company actually offers. If you...
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Prehistoric Shark Species With ‘Spaceship-Shaped' Teeth Discovered, Named After Arcade Game

Prehistoric Shark Species With ‘Spaceship-Shaped' Teeth Discovered, Named After Arcade Game

10 hours ago   |   Geek   |   2 articles

Were a T. Rex and shark neighbors 65 millions years ago? Scientists at Chicago's Field Museum discovered the remains of a freshwater shark - whose tiny teeth resemble the alien...
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How two metal detectorists discovered a complete Roman treasure

10 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In 2017, in an ordinary field, two brothers from Brabant discovered more than 100 ancient coins. The Leiden historian who examined the coins concluded that they constituted a...
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Ancient carpet shark discovered with 'spaceship-shaped' teeth

11 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The world of the dinosaurs just got a bit more bizarre with a newly discovered species of freshwater shark whose tiny teeth resemble the alien ships from the popular 1980s...
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A snapshot of our mysterious ancestor Homo erectus

13 hours ago   |   Phys.org

If you bumped into a Homo erectus in the street you might not recognise them as being very different from you. You'd see a certain "human-ness" in the stance, and his or her...
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Google may have finally committed to making Wear OS a true competitor to Apple Watch

Google may have finally committed to making Wear OS a true competitor to Apple Watch

14 hours ago   |   PC World   |   2 articles

The battle over your wrist just got way more interesting. Late last week Fossil announced that it was selling $40 million worth of its smartwatch technology to Google, giving...
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Iraqi archaeologist, museums champion, dies at 80

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

An Iraqi archaeologist, who lent her expertise to rebuilding the National Museum's collection after it was looted in 2003, has died at the age of 80.
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Where did you dig up that old Fossil?

Where did you dig up that old Fossil?

1 day ago   |   Android Central

Daniel Bader and Andrew Martonik are joined by fellow Android Central writer and Smartwatch aficionado Joe Maring to talk about everything that's new in wearable tech and...
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