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Researcher propose new theory to describe how saber-toothed cats downed their prey

( —Independent researcher and pathologist Jeffrey G. Brown has self-published a paper on the open access site PLoS ONE, detailing what he believes is the correct interpretation of how ...

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Dinosaur arms to bird wings: it's all in the wrist

DINOSAUR BIRDS: One of the last niggling doubts about the link between dinosaurs and birds may be settled by a new study that shows how bird wrists evolved from those of their dinosaur predecessors.

Tue 30 Sep 14 from ABC Science

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On invasive species, Darwin had it right all along, study shows

Dov Sax of Brown University and Jason Fridley of Syracuse University aren't proposing a novel idea to explain species invasiveness. In fact, Charles Darwin articulated it first. What's new about ...

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Panama opens biodiversity museum

Panama inaugurates a museum designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry to celebrate one of the world's richest eco-systems.

Tue 30 Sep 14 from BBC News

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Research confirms controversial Darwin theory of 'jump dispersal'

More than one hundred and fifty years ago, Charles Darwin hypothesized that species could cross oceans and other vast distances on vegetation rafts, icebergs, or in the case of plant seeds, ...

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Tooth buried in bone shows two prehistoric predators tangled across land, sea boundaries

( —About 210 million years ago when the supercontinent of Pangea was starting to break up and dog-sized dinosaurs were hiding from nearly everything, entirely different kinds of reptiles ...

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Hyperspectral imaging shines light on the early Finns' life in the Stone Age

The 5,500 years old clay figurines found at community excavations in Vantaa, Finland in summer 2014, were recently scanned with SPECIM's hyperspectral camera. The imaging revealed that clay ...

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Scientists find tiny, poisonous new mystery frog

Scientists have discovered a new species of poison dart frog, small enough to fit on a fingernail but still bearing the toxic poison that gives the frogs their name.

Sun 28 Sep 14 from The Independent

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The Seaton Down Hoard: Amateur metal detector uncovers 22,000 Roman coins

An East Devon metal detector enthusiast has stumbled upon one of the largest hoards of Roman coins ever found in Britain, prompting a local museum to launch a campaign to buy the "remarkable" ...

Fri 26 Sep 14 from The Independent

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Laser Mapping Reveals a Hidden Cavern the Size of 4 Great Pyramids

In an age where every square mile of Earth's surface is so easily photographed and surveilled, to be a true explorer—to see what no human has ever seen before—one has to descend into the bowels ...

Mon 29 Sep 14 from Gizmodo

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