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
On 18 may, the Museum of archaeology of Moscow was finally open after renovation. In the center of the exhibition remains the Voskresensky bridge, but technically there have been many changes. You can immerse yourself in the excavations of the Manege square and the surrounding area to visit the mother see of XVII century with the help of mapping and monocular. The freelance correspondent of “Iodine” estimated innovations and find out what is hidden under the center of the capital.
The Museum of Archaeology of Moscow is located in the heart of the city, near the Kremlin, on Manezh square. This is a small glass building with columns near the hotel “Moscow” was the first in the capital exhibition complex under the earth and has always attracted tourists and residents. According to the Director of Association “Moscow Museum” Alina Saprykina, such popularity is associated not only with location but also with the fact that archaeological museums are the most popular in the world. Continue reading
Michael Medler from Western Washington University in Bellingham told me that the ancestors of humans could get a chance to develop because they lived near volcanoes and can near them to cook hot food for the brain, reported IA “data” with reference to RIA Novosti.
This thought came to the scientist after he had lived in Hawaii, near the crater of the volcano a few days. The man was sheltering for the night in a tent and cooked outside using volcanic heat that made him think about how distant human ancestors such as Homo erectus (Homo erectus) or some Australopithecus, to be able to live near volcanoes and cook boiled and grilled foods, with no prior intelligence.
To test their hypothesis, the scientist has tested all discovered graves of ancient human ancestors and found that they all lived near volcanoes or hot rift faults that existed in Africa 2-3 million years ago.
One of the main mysteries of anthropology is still how and why the ancestors of the people began to prepare and eat grilled and boiled foods, Continue reading