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Image credit: A 17-million-year-old whale fossil stranded far inland in Kenya now sheds light on the timing and starting elevation of East Africa's puzzling tectonic uplift / Southern Methodist University

17-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossil Provides Hints for East Africa’s Puzzling Uplift

The East African Plateau is located nearly 1,000 meters higher than sea level, however, back to millions years ago, this region was actually underwater. Not long ago, based on the study on a prehistoric whale fossil discovered at such high elevations, researchers have found that the East African Plateau started […]

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Image credit: Corded ware pottery at the Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte in Berlin / Einsamer Schütze via Wikimedia CC BY-SA 3.0

Mysterious Indo-European Languages Originated 6,000 Years Ago from the Steppes of Ukraine and Russia

It is believed that 400 languages and dialects in the world were originated from Proto-Indo-European, for example, it had been the ancestral tongue of English, German, Italian, Greek, and Hindi. Although it could be found in historic records as early as 3,700 years, there has been intense debate among researchers […]

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