Archive for August, 2018

Prehistoric peopling in southeast Asia: Genomics of Jomon and other ancient skeletons

Uncovering the expansion processes of human habitats in the past is of great importance for understanding the origins and establishment of present-day populations and the acquisition of genetic characteristics of individuals as well as for investigating mechanisms of resistance against diseases and pathogens. Previous genetic/genomic studies aimed to uncover the expansion processes using present-day human […]

WFS News: Nano-Scale Spheroids and Fossils from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in China

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Exceptionally preserved nano-scale spheroids derived from microbial processes and nano-scale fossils have been discovered from the black shales of the Jijiawan section of the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in the Yangtze Gorge area of Hubei Province, southern China. The numerous soccer ball-like spheroids are pyritized. Their morphology and abundant […]

Scientists solve the mystery behind the origin of skeletons!!!

Scientists have used powerful X-rays to peer inside the skeletons of some of our oldest vertebrate relatives, solving a 160-year-old mystery about the origin of our skeletons.

Sound waves reveal enormous diamond cache deep in Earth’s interior

Sound waves reveal a surprisingly large diamond cache deep in Earth’s interior, researchers report.