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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsFossils Unexpectedly Discovered in Jordan Change Paradigm of Plant Evolution Paleobotanists thought seed plants evolved after the Permian mass extinction, but fossils of early pine trees and other gymnosperms found by the Dead Sea alter timeline. Haaretz, Ruth Schuster, December 25, 2018 https://www.haaretz.com/science-and-health/.premium-fossils-unexpectedly-discovered-in-jordan-change-paradigm-of-plant-evolution-1.6783472 Middle East fossils push back origin of key plant groups millions of years By Elizabeth Pennisi, Science https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/12/middle-east-fossils-push-back-origin-key-plant-groups-millions-years Blomenkemper, P., Kerp, H., Hamad, A.A., DiMichele, W.A. and Bomfleur, B., 2018. A hidden cradle of plant evolution in Permian tropical lowlands. Science, 362(6421), pp.1414-1416. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6421/1414 Yours, Paul H.
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsAn exploding meteor may have wiped out ancient Dead Sea communities. Archaeologists at a site in what's now Jordan have found evidence of a cosmic calamity by Bruce Bowe, Science News, November 20, 2018 https://www.sciencenews.org/article/exploding-meteor-may-have-wiped-out-ancient-dead-sea-communities? P.J. Silvia et al. The 3.7ka BP Middle Ghor event: catastrophic termination of a Bronze Age civilization. American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting, Denver, November 17, 2018. http://www.asor.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-Abstract-Book_updated_10-15-18.pdf The Civilization-Ending 3.7KYrBP Event: Archaeological Data, Sample Analyses, and Biblical Implications Conference Paper, November 2015 Conference: Near East Archaeological Society (NEAS) Annual Meeting, At Atlanta, GA. PDF file at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286450259_The_Civilization-Ending_37KYrBP_Event_Archaeological_Data_Sample_Analyses_and_Biblical_Implications Yours, Paul H.