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Scientists Just Discovered 'Young Diamonds'
Scientists Just Discovered 'Young Diamonds'

Stephen H. Richardson, University of Cape Town Diamond with a garnet inclusion After analyzing a number of diamonds, geologists have...

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The New Largest Pink Diamond Found In Russia
The New Largest Pink Diamond Found In Russia

The gem-quality stone was found at the company's alluvial mines in Russia’s Far East. (Image: ALROSA.) Russia’s Alrosa, the world...

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Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100
Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100

Some species made extinct by humans. In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving...

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This Gigantic, Extinct Devil Frog Was Capable of Eating Dinosaurs
This Gigantic, Extinct Devil Frog Was Capable of Eating Dinosaurs

A drawing of a Beelzebufo frog, which scientists say could have eaten small dinosaurs. Scientists say that a large, now extinct, ...

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Italy's Supervolcano Is Even More Dangerous That We Thought
Italy's Supervolcano Is Even More Dangerous That We Thought

The Campi Flegrei caldera is a supervolcano. While a new eruption here would be more likely to result in the creation of another Vesuvius-...

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What Caused Mexico's Latest Earthquakes
What Caused Mexico's Latest Earthquakes

A map of the tectonic plate forces that subject Mexico to regular earthquakes. Credit: USGS Another deadly earthquake struck deep und...

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At Least 105 Killed as Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico
At Least 105 Killed as Powerful 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Central Mexico

People cleared the rubble of a damaged building in Mexico City after a major earthquake struck on Tuesday, the second to hit the country i...

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Study Discovers Why Fossilized Hairs Are So Rare
Study Discovers Why Fossilized Hairs Are So Rare

Mammalian hair Fossil inclusion in Baltic amber. Photo: AmberInclusions.eu When most people hear the word fossil, they probably think...

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Ancient ‘Hell Ant’ with Metal Horns & Trap Jaw Found Inside Amber
Ancient ‘Hell Ant’ with Metal Horns & Trap Jaw Found Inside Amber

View hell ant’s head and thorax. © P. Barden, H.W. Herhold, D.A. Grimaldi Scientists have discovered a new type of 'hell a...

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