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paleontologists

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  • n. Plural form of paleontologist.

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  • Scientists who collect and study fossils professionally are called paleontologists from the Greek words for "ancient-life studies".

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  • The fossils of the approximately 9-ft. long creature, which are, described in two Nature articles released today, were dug out of rock formations on Ellesmere Island, in the Canadian Arctic, by paleontologists from the University of Chicago and several other institutions.

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  • Just what do these so-called paleontologists look like?

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  • There is evidence that in at least some cases these so called paleontologists has been dated to be around 100 million years old.

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  • The famous professor Niles Eldredge acknowledges, “We paleontologists have said that the history of life supports the principle of gradual transformation of species, all the while really knowing that it does not.”

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  • Since that discovery, paleontologists have unearthed evidence that the earliest chipped stone "Acheulian" hand axes originated in Africa about 1.8 million years ago.

    A deeper history for the humble handaxe

  • Simple chopping tools appear in excavation sites dating to at least 2.5 million years ago and a hot debate is cooking among paleontologists over the validity of blade marks on bones roughly 3.4 million years old that appeared last year on the cover of the journal, Nature.

    A deeper history for the humble handaxe

  • The hand-axe, cleaver and associated heavy bladed stones only made their way out of Africa to modern-day Israel around 1.4 million to 780,000 years ago, and into India only about 600,000 years ago, paleontologists had thought.

    A deeper history for the humble handaxe

  • I once read that paleontologists spend days or weeks walking an area where they think they are likely to find a fossil; at last they will spot a loose knuckle, a claw, and begin digging.

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  • Small, sickle-clawed dinosaurs such as Velociraptor, it turns out, had excellent night vision, as reported by the paleontologists Lars Schmitz and Ryosuke Motani last week in the journal Science.

    That's Not a Dinosaur!

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