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New tyrannosaur fossil is most complete found in southwestern US

A remarkable new fossilized skeleton of a tyrannosaur discovered in the Bureau of Land Management's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) in southern Utah was airlifted by helicopter ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sabre-toothed cats survived 200,000 years longer than thought

When people arrived in Europe, big cats with bigger teeth were possibly waiting for them. Andrew Masterson reports.

23 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Stonehenge builders 'ate food from Scotland'

Animals were transported from as far away as the north east of Scotland to the Neolithic site in Wiltshire.

23 hours ago from BBC News

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Fatty bird gland preserved over 48 million years

(Phys.org)A team of researchers from the U.S., Ireland, Germany and the U.K. has found evidence of preservation of a fatty oil gland from a 48-million-year-old fossilized bird. In their paper ...

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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In Egypt, archaeologists find part of 4,000-year-old statue

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered the head of a wooden statue, likely belonging to a female regent who ruled the country more than 4,000 years ago.

Wed 18 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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400 mysterious ancient stone structures discovered in Saudi Arabia

Almost 400 mysterious stone structures dating back thousands of years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, with a few of these wall-like formations draping across old lava domes, archaeologists ...

Thu 19 Oct 17 from FOXNews

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In Photos: Explore WWII Shipwreck in Virtual Reality

The SS Thistlegorm was sunk by German bombers in 1941 on the way to the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Now, a team has recreated the famous wreck in virtual reality.

Thu 19 Oct 17 from Livescience

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Keratin, proteins from 54 million-year-old sea turtle show survival trait evolution

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Roman theater uncovered at base of Jerusalem's Western Wall

Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem's Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and ...

Mon 16 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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New research shows dinosaur dung fertilizes planet

Whether it started with exhibits at the Natural History Museum or fun-terrified screams watching Jurassic Park, humans have always been awestruck by dinosaurs.

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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