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Scientists find 'Model T Ford' of sharks

JAWS: THE PREQUEL: Scientists have unveiled the impeccably preserved fossilised remains of a shark that lived 325 million years ago.

Thu 17 Apr 14 from ABC Science

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Earliest ancestor of land herbivores discovered

New research from the University of Toronto Mississauga demonstrates how carnivores transitioned into herbivores for the first time on land.

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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The Fix Was in for Ancient Wrestling Match

Researchers have deciphered a Greek document that shows an ancient wrestling match was fixed.

13 hours ago from Discovery.com

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Roman dig 'transforms understanding' of ancient port

(Phys.org) —Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Southampton have discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the ancient Roman port of Ostia, proving the city was much larger ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Chickens to chili peppers: Scientists search for the first genetic engineers

Suddenly there was a word for chili peppers. Information about archaeological remains of ancient chili peppers in Mexico along with a study of the appearance of words for chili peppers in ancient ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Study: The trials of the Cherokee were reflected in their skulls

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Tennessee have found that environmental stressors – from the Trail of Tears to the Civil War – led to significant changes ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Scientists have named the 200th caecilian species

Natural History Museum scientists have named the 200th caecilian species, marking a landmark in our understanding of this enigmatic group of amphibians.

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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You can buy one of the most haunted places in the world, the island of Poveglia

If you’re a normal human and spend too much time on the internet, you have likely fallen down a deep, dark Wikipedia rabbit hole late at night too many times to remember. Whether […]

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Geek.com

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Two new species of yellow-shouldered bats endemic to the Neotropics

Lying forgotten in museum collections two new species of yellow-shouldered bats have been unearthed by scientists at the American Museum of New York and The Field Museum of Natural History and ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Dino Delivery: T. rex Arrives in Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian gets one of the most complete skeletons ever found

Tue 15 Apr 14 from Science Now

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