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Discovery adds rock collecting to Neanderthal's repertoire

Maybe this Neanderthal was a rock hound?

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mysterious stranding kills 81 false killer whales off Southwest Florida

More than 80 false killer whales have been found dead after stranding themselves along the remote coast of Southwest Florida in Everglades National Park, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Fossils reveal unseen 'footprint' maker

Fossils found in Morocco from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites, including rarely seen soft-body parts, may be previously unseen animals that left distinctive fossil ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Britain's 'first selfie,' a 4,000 year-old stone carving, discovered

A 4,000-year-old Stone Age selfie has been unearthed from one of Britain’s spookiest areas.

17 hours ago from FOXNews

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Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging ...

Sun 15 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Preserved fortification, donkey stables dating to King Solomon discovered at TAU's Timna Valley excavations

Some believe that the fabled mines of King Solomon were located among copper smelting camps in Israel's Timna Valley. The arid conditions at Timna have seen the astonishing preservation of 3,000-year-old ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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First humans arrived in North America 10,000 years earlier than believed

The timing of the first entry of humans into North America across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years.

Mon 16 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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First ever video of an elusive new ruby seadragon filmed in wild

The rare and unusual spiny fish, recognised as a new species in 2015, was previously only known from four museum specimens

Thu 12 Jan 17 from Newscientist

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How to be winner in the game of evolution

A new study by University of Arizona biologists helps explain why different groups of animals differ dramatically in their number of species, and how this is related to differences in their ...

Fri 13 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Giant ancient shark may have gone extinct due to extinction of its small prey

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from Italy, Belgium and Peru has found evidence that suggests the reason the giant shark megalodon went extinct millions of years ago, was because ...

Fri 13 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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