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Skull Discovery Tells a Human-Neanderthal Love Story

A 55,000-year-old human skull found within a cave in Israel could be evidence that modern humans and Neanderthals were close to each other. Very close. Scientists believe anatomical features ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Discover Magazine

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New Dragon-Like Dinosaur Discovered in China

The Qijianglong has a neck that's half the length of its body

22 hours ago from TIME

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Save Dippy: Natural History Museum dinosaur loses his spot

The Natural History Museum was forced to deny that it is removing Dippy the dinosaur from its main entrance hall to raise more money from corporate events, as an online campaign was launched ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from The Independent

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Whales amplify sound with their skull bones

Finding may aid in conservation

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Science Now

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Smithsonian Institution may be headed to London

For the first time in its 168 year history, the Smithsonian Institution may be "coming home," in a manner of speaking. Originally founded with funds from British scientist James Smithson, it ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from Gizmag

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Monk's 200-year-old corpse found in lotus position

The amazingly intact remains of a meditating monk have been discovered in the Songinokhairkhan province of Mongolia, according to a report in Mongolia's Morning News

Fri 30 Jan 15 from FOXNews

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Fossils push back snake origins by 65 million years

JURASSIC SNAKES: Palaeontologists have described the four oldest-known fossils of snakes that lived about 167 million years ago

Tue 27 Jan 15 from ABC Science

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Big-toothed fossil may be primitive new human

ANCIENT ASIAN: The first known prehistoric human from Taiwan has been identified and may represent an entirely new species that lived as recently as 10,000 years ago, according to a new study.

Tue 27 Jan 15 from ABC Science

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News from the depths: A new cave-dwelling flatworm species from the Brazilian savanna

Recently, field research by the Brazilian zoologists Lívia Cordeiro and Rodrigo Borghezan, of the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), recorded the first obligate cave-dwelling planarian of the ...

Wed 28 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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Dying Light review: slow zombies, and slightly more exciting gameplay

Zombies used to be exciting analogies for humanity and society. But they're now little more than an excuse for a slowly shuffling adversary, in most games and films. Dying Light does not go ...

Thu 29 Jan 15 from The Independent

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