Giant Sauropod Dinosaur Skeleton Unearthed in Portugal
Giant Sauropod Dinosaur Skeleton Unearthed in Portugal

The excavation campaign at the Monte Agudo paleontological site (Pombal, Portugal) Credit: Instituto Dom Luiz   Portuguese man accidentally ...

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Scientists Discover Fossils of Giant Sea Lizard That Ruled the Oceans 66 Million Years Ago
Scientists Discover Fossils of Giant Sea Lizard That Ruled the Oceans 66 Million Years Ago

Thalassotitan atrox grew up to 12 metres (40 feet) and was at the top of the food chain. Fossils of a giant killer mosasaur have been disco...

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113-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tracks Uncovered at Texas Park
113-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tracks Uncovered at Texas Park

Dinosaur tracks at Valley State Park Mike O'Brien/Dinosaur Valley State Park Dinosaur tracks from 113 million years ago uncovered due to...

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Explosive New Tectonic Discovery May Help Explain Location of Silver and Gold Ore Deposits
Explosive New Tectonic Discovery May Help Explain Location of Silver and Gold Ore Deposits

The percentage of water in arc volcanoes, which form above subduction zones, may be far more than many previous studies have calculated. Thi...

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What Controls the Thickness of Earth’s Continental Crust?
What Controls the Thickness of Earth’s Continental Crust?

Subduction is the process of rocks sinking into the inner Earth. But these rocks may take certain gases with them. Photo: stihii / shutterst...

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New Insect Discovered in Amber Had 360-degree Vision
New Insect Discovered in Amber Had 360-degree Vision

Palaeotanyrhina exophthalma (Credit: Oregon State University)   See a Bizarre Bulging-Eye Bug Stuck in 100-Million-Year-Old Amber Bulging e...

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Continents on Ancient Earth Were Created by Giant Meteorite Impacts
Continents on Ancient Earth Were Created by Giant Meteorite Impacts

  One of Earth's defining features is its plate tectonics, a phenomenon that shapes the planet's surface and creates some of its mos...

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Earth’s Days Are Getting Longer And No One Really Knows Why
Earth’s Days Are Getting Longer And No One Really Knows Why

Sunrise from the ISS, 10 August 2015. (Scott Kelly/NASA) Precise astronomical observations, combined with atomic clocks, have revealed that ...

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Great Barrier Reef Shows Highest Coral Cover in 36 Years
Great Barrier Reef Shows Highest Coral Cover in 36 Years

Great Barrier Reef now have the highest levels of coral cover seen in decades. Amazing News! The Great Barrier Reef Just Made a Massive Come...

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Amazing Prehistoric Fish Fossil Looks Like It's 'Leaping Out of The Rock'
Amazing Prehistoric Fish Fossil Looks Like It's 'Leaping Out of The Rock'

The 183-million-year-old fossilized skull of Pachycormus. Image credit: Dean Lomax.   Paleontologists have unearthed the fossilized remains...

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