NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘Fossils’

Human-like ancestor ‘pretty handy’ at golf, experts claim

also found with an early fondue set and the world's first recorded cuddly toyHuman-like fossils suggest this very close relative ‘probably played off a handicap of eight’.

Read more >

Posted: Jul 17th, 2010
More from Celebrity, Sport



Baby Woolly Mammoth ‘a bit rubbish’ complain scientists

‘Once we thawed it out, we realised it was just a hairy elephant,’ said researcher Daniel Fisher. ‘It’s a major disappointment.’

The 40,000-year-old baby mammoth, named Lyuba, was discovered in Siberia and is a perfect specimen. ‘It might be perfect,’ moaned Alexei Tikhonov of the Russian Zoological Institute, ‘but all it does is just lie there on the table. We tried prodding it but nothing happened.’

Read more >

Posted: Dec 10th, 2009
More from News In Brief



Fossilised remains of Nerd discovered

Paleontologists the world over have been flocking to the site of an excavation in Essex to view the remains of what is without doubt the earliest example of a human nerd.

Read more >

Posted: Oct 2nd, 2009
More from News In Brief