New Mineral Described From Uranium Mine In Utah
New Mineral Described From Uranium Mine In Utah

Yellow oldsite blades with blue stanleyite and white szomolnokite on asphaltum. Horizontal field of view is 0.7 millimeters. Photo by Dr. An...

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Fossil of a Giant Millipede Reveals 'The Biggest Bug That Ever Lived'
Fossil of a Giant Millipede Reveals 'The Biggest Bug That Ever Lived'

    The fossil – the remains of a creature called Arthropleura – dates from the Carboniferous Period, about 326 million years ago, over 100 ...

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99 Million-year-old Spider Mummies Reveal Moms Cared for Teeny Spiderlings
99 Million-year-old Spider Mummies Reveal Moms Cared for Teeny Spiderlings

A mother spider positioned over her egg sac was caught in tree resin about 99 million years ago. (Image credit: Xiangbo Guo, Paul Selden and...

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Mind-Blowing New Fossil Site Found in The 'Dead' Heart of Australia
Mind-Blowing New Fossil Site Found in The 'Dead' Heart of Australia

Spider fossil found in new fossil site. Credit: (c) Michael Frese   The new fossil site (named McGraths Flat), located in the Central Tablel...

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Triassic Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Wales
Triassic Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Wales

An individual footprint of a sauropodomorph dinosaur on the foreshore near Penarth, south Wales, the United Kingdom. Image credit: Peter Fal...

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Well-Preserved Embryo Found Inside Fossilized Dinosaur Egg
Well-Preserved Embryo Found Inside Fossilized Dinosaur Egg

Photo of the oviraptorosaur embryo inside its fossilized egg. (Xing et al., iScience, 2021) A rare look inside a fossilized dinosaur egg fou...

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Ancient Pine Cone Trapped in Amber Shows a Super-Rare Form of Plant 'Parenting'
Ancient Pine Cone Trapped in Amber Shows a Super-Rare Form of Plant 'Parenting'

Photo: (Poinar, Historical Biology, 2021)   An exceptional amber deposit from roughly 40 million years ago has captured a rare form of paren...

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Earth’s Early Magma Oceans Detected in 3.7 Billion Year-Old Greenland Rocks
Earth’s Early Magma Oceans Detected in 3.7 Billion Year-Old Greenland Rocks

The Earth is now composed of the inner core, the outer core, the lower mantle, the upper mantle, and the crust.   Earth hasn’t always been a...

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Woman Finds 4.38-carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park
Woman Finds 4.38-carat Diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park

The Lucy Diamond discovered by Noreen Wredberg at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas. Photo courtesy of Arkansas State ...

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