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Paleontologists use genomics to delve into the lives of ancient humans

Like an immutable passport, birth certificate and social security number, our DNA is a marker of who we are and where we've come from.

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Take a tour of the HMS Belfast

Across from the Tower of London, up the river from the Tower Bridge, floats the HMS Belfast, the last surviving British WWII warship. Here's a full tour of this historic vessel.

13 hours ago from CNET

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Ancient bobcat buried like a human being

Necklace-wearing kitten in Native American grave may shed light on animal domestication

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Science Now

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Spiders can 'sail across water like ships'

Spiders are able to travel across water like ships, using their legs as sails and silk as an anchor, scientists have learned.

Fri 3 Jul 15 from The Independent

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3D-printed 'dough' helps fix your bones

One day, you might not have to spend ages waiting for broken bones to heal. Researchers have developed a 3D-printed, dough-like biomaterial that could fill large bone fractures while aiding ...

Sun 5 Jul 15 from Engadget

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Newly discovered 48-million-year-old lizard walked on water in Wyoming

A newly-discovered, 48-million-year-old fossil, known as a "Jesus lizard" for its ability to walk on water, may provide insight into how climate change may affect tropical species, according ...

Wed 1 Jul 15 from

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Sabre-tooth cat fangs took years to grow

FOSSIL FANGS: The dagger-like fangs of the sabre-toothed cat emerged later than those of today's big cats, but when they finally did they grew twice as fast, a new study reveals.

Thu 2 Jul 15 from ABC Science

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'Map of life' predicts ET. (So where is he?)

Extra-terrestrials that resemble humans should have evolved on other, Earth-like planets, making it increasingly paradoxical that we still appear to be alone in the universe, the author of a ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from

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New study shows South Africans using milk-based paint 49,000 years ago

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating ...

Tue 30 Jun 15 from

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