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million-year-old

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  • By comparing modern leaves to leaves preserved in 15-million-year-old clay deposits, we can estimate how much CO2 was in the air when the ancient leaves were alive.

    Turnstyle: In a High School Lab, Glimpses of an Ancient Climate

  • A series 2009 studies in Science reported on the 4.4-million-year-old fossil of "Ardi," of the extinct Ardipithecus ramidus primate species that carried human traits.

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  • You do not simply learn about archaeopteryx, the famous 150 million-year-old reptile-bird dug up in Germany in 1861, but also learn that the quarry worker who found the fossil had a bad cough and traded his find for medical treatment to a doctor and amateur paleontologist, who in turn sold it to the British Museum.

    Flocking Together

  • While they declined to divulge their customers it's well know that actors Nicolas Cage and Leonardo DiCaprio got into a bidding war for a 67-million-year-old tyrannosaurus skull, much like the one on sale this Thursday, at a Los Angeles I.M. Chait auction in 2007.

    The Art of Selling Dino Dung

  • Every time we log on to the Internet or pump 200 million-year-old fossil fuels into our cars, we affirm this story in deed, if not in thought or understanding.

    William Grassie: Big History: Engaging the New Narrative of Science

  • "Suppose one of our palaeontologists found the remains of a million-year-old human," said archaeologist Mike Pitts of the Stonehenge Riverside Project.

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  • The site is best known for the discovery there, in 1974, of the remains of a 3.5-million-year-old human ancestor called Lucy.

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  • The 300-million-year-old black jawbone is believed to be from a shark from the Edestus genus that once swam the seas over what is now Kentucky.

    Jay Wright, Kentucky Miner, Finds 300-Million-Year-Old Shark Fossil

  • As writer and editor, Sakers has explored the thoughts of million-year-old sapient trees (The Leaves of October), beaten the Cold Equations scenario, and brought Carmen Miranda's ghost to Space Station Three.

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  • Australia plans to protect its West Kimberley region, which includes rare attractions such as 130-million-year-old dinosaur footprints, from environmental degradation caused by mining and development.

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