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Newly Discovered Fossils Reveal Goofy-Looking Dinosaur

"This creature wasn't built for speed. That's pretty obvious"

7 hours ago from TIME

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New evidence on Neanderthal mixing

New research on a 45,000-year-old Siberian thighbone has narrowed the window of time when humans and Neanderthals interbred to between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago, and has shown that modern ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ten years on, scientists still debating the origins of Homo floresiensis—the 'Hobbit'

(Phys.org) —It's been ten years since the bones of Homo floresiensis, aka, the "hobbit" were uncovered in Liang Bua, a cave, on the island of Flores in Indonesia, and scientists still can't ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Marvel teases next Avengers movie in new trailer

Get a glimpse at the upcoming movie's robotic villain, Ultron, as he threatens humanity and challenges earth's mightiest heroes.

3 hours ago from CNET

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Epic pre-Columbian voyage suggested by genes

South American DNA found in Easter Islanders

13 minutes ago from Science Now

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Ancient Europeans intolerant to lactose for 5,000 years after they adopted agriculture

By analysing DNA extracted from the petrous bones of skulls of ancient Europeans, scientists have identified that these peoples remained intolerant to lactose (natural sugar in the milk of mammals) ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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'Missing' disaster led to all-time worst extinction

There were thought to be five mass extinctions in Earth history. Fossil evidence is now pointing to a sixth – and it's not the human-made Anthropocene

2 hours ago from Newscientist

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Stegosaurus landed a low blow in dino brawl

During a dinosaur scuffle 147 million years ago, a stegosaurus whipped an allosaurus in the crotch.

21 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Anthropology unlocks clues about Roman gladiators' eating habits

Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic. These are the findings of anthropological investigations carried out on bones of warriors found during ...

Mon 20 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue

Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus, the port of Athens.

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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