No place in the world, contains the same number and diversity of fossils of the Jurassic period.
A team of paleontologists led by Dr. Juan Garcia Massini announced the opening of the largest Park of Jurassic period fossils in Patagonia in southern Argentina. The place of burial of the fossils, which were uncovered by recent erosion, it was discovered four years ago and until now was kept secret.
Dr Massini, a geologist from regional research centre reported that this plot is in the area of the massif the Deseado in the province of Santa Cruz in Patagonia.
“This is a unique discovery. Found bones and fossils of flora, micro – and macro-organisms. In addition, the organisms were buried very quickly by mud and fine earth, says Massini. – You can even see how the fungi, cyanobacteria, and worms were moved when they were still alive”.
Excavations are carried out on an area of about 60 thousand square kilometers, and the Massini amazed at how well preserved this area, which is 140 million years old. Continue reading
Anthropogeny — the process of origin and evolution of man.
Driving forces of anthropogenesis.
1)anthropoid ancestors pax; 2)most ancient and ancient ancestors pax; 3)people present, morphologic building.
• individual selection aiming to morphophysiological traits is bipedalism, the structure of the brush, the development of the brain; • group selection, aimed at the social organization; • bio-social selection, the result of the combined action of the first two forms of selection. Acted at the level of individual, family, tribe.
The main driving force of anthropogenesis was the work in which you create your tools. The main factor is labour-was specific to the evolution of the pax. Particularly important was the emergence of a straight gait. Biologically bipedalism brought the man a lot of complications. But due to bipedal locomotion freed the hands for tools. At the beginning of the process of formation of the person his hand was underdeveloped. It took a long time for our ancestors moved from the use of the OCD subjects. nature. environment as weapons in their manufacture. Continue reading
In the Chegem district of Kabardino-Balkaria Institute of archaeology of the Caucasus (Nalchik) and scientists of the South of Russia began excavating the largest known settlement, Dating from the seventh century BC. As reported on August 18, the Director of the Institute of archaeology of the Caucasus Kerim Mirzoyev, in the excavation area of 600 square meters discovered the remains of dwellings, ancient buildings, household pits and a large number of pottery and bronze ware and late Scythian-Koban culture. The findings in the thousands.
“Until October the tender will have to dig 2 thousand square meters of land, caught in the zone of construction of a bypass highway Cool-Azau. To work as subcontractors involved colleagues from the Krasnodar and Stavropol edges, the Rostov region”, – said Mirzoyev. “Under two meters of soil is found the monument of history, which will allow to unite into a single chain of historical discoveries made earlier in Chechnya, North Ossetia, Ingushetia, in the territory of Kavminvod and check the earlier historical assumptions”, – said the head of the expedition, Continue reading