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fossilized remains

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an old-fashioned person who is reluctant to change or innovate

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someone whose style is out of fashion

the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil

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The rise of fish, too, is well represented in Africa's fossil records.
If the fossil record can be pushed back 70m years in one stroke, it may get pushed back even further, and we'd need another way to explain the change.
In chapter 8, the authors explore some of the insights that the fossil record can give into the evolution of development in cetaceans.
But the tree of life generated at the Academy's CCG is consistent with time and space patterns we've gathered from the fossil record.
Even though it was found in rocks deposited just before the start of the lengthy gap in the fossil record, the fossil has features characteristic of the frogs and salamanders that presumably descended from it or others like it, Anderson says.
Given the ubiquity of these parasites today, traces of their activity should also be common in the fossil record.
Furthermore, although the proposed syllabus stated that the course would cover complicated scientific topics, such as the laws of thermodynamics and the fossil record and dating methods, Dr.
35) The essence of the theory is that there is sudden appearance of new species in the fossil record punctuated by long periods of species stability (stasis).
But Liaoning has provided us with a fantastically diverse fossil record that includes fossils of plants and invertebrates [animals without a backbone] such as crayfish, dragonflies, and fly-like creatures.
They then compared human and chimpanzee musculoskeletal features, as well as those that could be determined from the fossil record, with an eye toward their relevance for running-specific demands: energy, strength, stabilization and thermoregulation.
Darwin predicted that the fossil record would consist mainly of transitional forms--species in a process of continual change.
Pole is now revisiting the question of origins, asking how the fossil record helps or hinders his view.
In his view, the flowering of the various species we find in the fossil record and in the world today were potential in the original "designed" cells that came into existence 3.
Even more remarkable is the fact that it is most closely related to extinct species of Araucariaceae [a gnus of South American and Australian pines] found in the fossil record in southern Australia about 50 to 150 million years ago.
com/research/a13c21/introduction_to_pa) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record, 1st Edition" to their offering.