Medicine & TechnologyA discovery from Italy reveals that bone tools were existent since the Lower Paleolithic period. The bone tools that were earlier than stone works were crafted from the remains of the now-extinct straight-tusked-elephants.
Hibernation is a common defense mechanism where an animal moves to a state of minimal activity to survive tough winter months - and new fossil suggests that it occurred back in the Early Triassic period.
Researchers at Yale University recently delved into the evolutionary history of snakes, and what they discovered was an ancient creature who lived over 120 million years ago in the warm forests of the Southern Hemisphere. And most interesting of all, this creature sported tiny hindlimbs, replete with ankles and toes.