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Image credit: Modern-day Canadian Inuit and their environment / Carsten Egevang

New DNA Study Reveals the Prehistory of the New World Arctic

It is widely accepted that the barren and cold Arctic should be the last part of the Americas where modern humans came to live. However, there has been hotly debated by scientists about who the first Eskimos were and at what time they arrived there. According to the article published […]

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A New Pygmy Tyrannosaur Is Discovered to Be T. Rex’s Cousin from North

A New Pygmy Tyrannosaur Is Discovered to Be T. Rex’s Cousin from North

Scientists found a 70 million-year-old fossil in the Late Cretaceous sediments of Alaska and it was identified to be a new small tyrannosaur, according to a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE on March 12, 2014. Tyrannosaurs is the lineage of carnivorous theropod (“beast feet”) dinosaurs including the famous […]

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