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New ancient otter species among largest ever found

Dr. Denise Su, curator and head of paleobotany and paleoecology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History was co-author on new research that described a species of otter new to science and ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Archaeologists uncover new clues to Maya collapse

Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on patterns leading up to the ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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New crab species shares name with two 'Harry Potter' characters and a hero researcher

While not much is known about the animals living around coral reefs, ex-Marine turned researcher Harry Conley would often take to the island of Guam, western Pacific Ocean, and dig deep into ...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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80-million-year-old dinosaur collagen confirmed

Utilizing the most rigorous testing methods to date, researchers from North Carolina State University have isolated additional collagen peptides from an 80-million-year-old Brachylophosaurus. ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Skeleton Found With a Stone in Place of a Missing Tongue

The 1,700-year-old skeleton found in England belonged to a man in his 30's, but the reason for the gruesome excision remains a mystery.

3 hours ago from Discovery News

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Chinese scientists discover a new species of catfish in Myanmar

During a survey of the freshwater fishes of the Mali Hka River drainage in the Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary, Myanmar, scientists Xiao-Yong Chen, Tao Qin and Zhi-Ying Chen, from the Chinese ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists find advanced geometry no secret to prehistoric architects in US Southwest

Imagine you are about to plan and construct a building that involves several complicated geometrical shapes, but you aren't allowed to write down any numbers or notes as you do it. For most ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ruins discovered in Israel could be 12th century synagogue

Archaeologists have unearthed what could be the ancient remains of a synagogue in a village near Israel’s Sea of Galilee. It was built during the 12th and 13th centuries.

22 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Congratulations to Superhero, Scifi, and Fantasy Movies for Dominating the 2017 Razzies

It couldn’t have done it without you, Batman v Superman.Read more...

Mon 23 Jan 17 from Gizmodo

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Palaeontology: Trilobites laid eggs

Nature 541 263 doi: 10.1038/541263b

Wed 18 Jan 17 from Nature News

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