Fossil of 67m-year-old Raptor Dinosaur Found in New Mexico
Fossil of 67m-year-old Raptor Dinosaur Found in New Mexico

 Illustration of three Dineobellator near a water source, with the ceratopsid Ojoceratops and sauropod alamosaurus in the background. Pho...

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Fragments of a Long Lost Continent Found in Canada
Fragments of a Long Lost Continent Found in Canada

Diamond embedded in a piece of kimberlite. Image credits James St. John / Flickr Geologists find lost fragment of ancient continent i...

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'Wonderchicken': Oldest Fossil of Modern Bird Discovered
'Wonderchicken': Oldest Fossil of Modern Bird Discovered

Photograph: University of Cambridge Experts have discovered a fossil of the world’s oldest known modern bird – a diminutive creature a...

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Giant Clam Shells: Unprecedented Natural Archives for Paleoweather
Giant Clam Shells: Unprecedented Natural Archives for Paleoweather

Giant Clam shell Paleoclimate research offers an overview of Earth's climate change over the past 65 million years or longer and ...

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Mysterious Ice Age Structure Made From Hundreds of Mammoth Bones Discovered
Mysterious Ice Age Structure Made From Hundreds of Mammoth Bones Discovered

Hundreds of mammoth bones were found at the Kostenki 11 site in Russia. An unusually large structure from the last ice age built from ...

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Microbial Life Has Been Found Deep in Earth's Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor
Microbial Life Has Been Found Deep in Earth's Crust Beneath the Ocean Floor

Detailed examination of rocks nestled thousands of feet beneath the ocean floor revealed life in plutonic rocks of the lower oceanic crus...

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A Chunk of Yellowstone the Size of Chicago Has Been Pulsing. Why?
A Chunk of Yellowstone the Size of Chicago Has Been Pulsing. Why?

Grand Geyser eruption. Photo:  Jacob W. Frank An injection of magma under Norris Geyser Basin may be why the region is five inches ...

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New Dinosaur Tracks on Scotland’s Isle of Skye
New Dinosaur Tracks on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Fossil tracks left by a stegosaur on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. The footprints of stegosaurs, carnivorous theropods and huge herbivo...

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Protein Discovered Inside a Meteorite
Protein Discovered Inside a Meteorite

A new discovery could be a clue for us to see if life could emerge elsewhere in the Solar System. Using a new analysis technique, scien...

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