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Worm-like ancient 'misfit' finds family in 'tree of life'  Aug 18, 3:36 pm
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): The fossil of an ancient worm-like creature, which had legs, spikes and a head difficult to distinguish from its tail, has finally been placed in the evolutionary tree of life.
New evidence suggests mummification in Egypt started 1.5K years earlier than thought  Aug 14, 3:32 pm
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that newly discovered evidence suggests that the origins of mummification started in ancient Egypt 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Kerala Tourism signs historic agreement with UNESCO  Aug 2, 7:02 pm
Kochi, Aug 2 (ANI): Kerala Tourism has signed an agreement with UNESCO to begin a historic cooperation between the state and the world's foremost cultural organisation in promoting and protecting the ancient Spice Route heritage.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan prays for rains at temple even as devotees clash with police  Jul 14, 8:52 pm
Ujjain, July 14 (ANI): As the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the famous ancient temple of Shree Mahakaleshwara in Ujjain to pray for rains on Monday, a clash flared up between devotees and the police when the area was cordoned off to prevent 'Shiv Kawads,' from entering the temple premises.
Ancient ocean currents may have changed pace and intensity of ice ages  Jun 28, 10:16 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Researchers have long tried to explain why ice-age cycles became longer and more intense some 900,000 years ago, switching from 41,000-year cycles to 100,000-year cycles.
Curiosity traversing ancient glaciers on Red Planet  Jun 26, 10:32 am
Washington, June 26 (ANI): NASA has revealed that the Martian crater Gale, through which the NASA rover Curiosity is currently traversing, was covered with glaciers about 3,500 million years ago.
Ancient Spanish skulls show mix of Neanderthal and primitive traits   Jun 20, 5:21 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered ancient skulls in a Spanish cave that show a mix of Neanderthal and more primitive traits, suggesting that Neanderthals evolved their defining characteristics in stages
Indians marry off frogs, sacrifice goats to appease rain god  Jun 13, 5:51 pm
Nagpur/Jamshedpur, June 13 (ANI): With the summer heat showing no signs of abating, locals in Nagpur and Jamshedpur have turned to ancient rituals to appease the rain god.
How Earth avoided global warming in the past  Jun 12, 3:55 pm
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that development of a huge mountain range in the middle of the ancient supercontinent, Pangea helped Earth to avoid huge rise in atmospheric CO2 last time.
'Echoes' of earth proves how moon was formed  Jun 10, 12:25 pm
London, June 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that material from the ancient Earth that collided with another planet-sized body supposedly 4.5 billion years ago that led to the formation of the Moon might still be in Earth's mantle.
Long lost painting dating back 500 years found in Angkor Wat walls  Jun 5, 4:56 pm
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Long-lost paintings have been discovered on the walls of Cambodia's ancient Angkor Wat temple by an Australian National University (ANU) researcher.
Muslims hold convention in Kashmir aimed at reviving glory of ancient culture  Jun 5, 12:31 pm
Poonch, June 5 (ANI): Muslims in Kashmir's Poonch district came together for a two-day convention to raise awareness about the importance of the ancient traditions and beliefs of Islam which are slowly being eroded away by western culture.
Today's ocean acidification outpacing 56m year-old ancient upheaval   Jun 3, 11:55 am
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Some 56 million years ago, a massive pulse of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere sent global temperatures soaring. In the oceans, carbonate sediments dissolved, some organisms went extinct and others evolved.
Australia's ancient volcanic eruptions caused first mass extinction 510M yrs ago  May 31, 12:39 pm
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A Curtin University researcher has revealed that Australia's deadly eruptions, which occurred over 510 million years ago, were the significant reason behind the climate change that caused history's first known mass extinction.
Four-billion-year-old ancient rocks yield clues about Earth's earliest crust  May 30, 12:33 pm
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A researcher spent the better part of three years collecting and studying ancient rock samples from the Acasta Gneiss Complex in the Northwest Territories to understand the environment in which they formed.
Ajmer relives past glory at art exhibition on Anchor World Museum Day  May 21, 3:43 pm
Ajmer (Rajasthan), May 21 (ANI): On the occasion of Anchor World Museum Day visitors, specially the youth, thronged to relive their ancient tradition and culture showcased through a two-day heritage exhibition in the ancient Ajmer Fort of Rajasthan.
Radiation from early universe may help prove Einstein's theory of general relativity  May 14, 9:33 am
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have measured the minute gravitational distortions in polarized radiation from the early universe and discovered that these ancient microwaves can provide a cosmological test of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Stonehenge area was inhabited thousands of years before it was built  May 9, 10:59 am
London, May 9 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that even though the ancient monument of Stonehenge dates back to between 2500 BC and 3000 BC, people had already been living in the area for millennia when it was built.
Extinct 'kitten-sized' hunter that walked Earth 13 million years ago discovered   May 9, 10:07 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an ancient kitten-sized predator that lived in Bolivia about 13 million years ago - one of the smallest species reported in the extinct order Sparassodonta.
Study suggests Alberta may have been struck by massive meteorite   May 8, 4:27 pm
London, May 8 (ANI): An ancient ring-like structure discovered in southern Alberta has pointed towards a possible meteorite strike.
Ancient papyrus mentioning Jesus' wife 'probably a hoax'  May 6, 10:10 am
Washington, May 6 (ANI): An ancient papyrus that claimed that Jesus had a wife may be a hoax after all.
Life may have originated at bottom of sea, suggests new study  Apr 27, 1:09 pm
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A lab reconstruction of Earth's "ancient ocean" has suggested that how the first organisms on the planet could have become metabolically active at the bottom of the sea.
Ancient yoga training program can help women with urinary incontinence  Apr 26, 10:53 am
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): An ancient form of meditation and exercise could help women who suffer from urinary incontinence, a new study suggests.
250-million-year-old chunk of Africa stuck onto southeastern US identified  Apr 23, 11:58 am
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified an ancient piece of Africa stuck onto the southeastern US.
Ancient Antarctica was as warm as today's California coast  Apr 22, 12:36 pm
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Using a new way to measure past temperatures, scientists have claimed that parts of ancient Antarctica were as warm as today's California coast, and polar regions of the southern Pacific Ocean registered 21st-century Florida heat.