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Boy Face-Plants Right Onto a Million-Year-Old Stegomastodon Skull
LIVE SCIENCE A 9-year-old boy hiking in the Las Cruces desert in New Mexico recently tripped over what is now thought to be a 1.2-million-year-old Stegomastodon skull. 1 day
10-year-old boy trips over 1.2M-year-old fossil in desert
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Hundred-year-old law on fluid flow overturned by new research
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Eight year old successfully receives double hand transplant
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New limits to functional portion of human genome reported
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Only 10-25% of Human Genome is Functional, New Estimate Says
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New limits to functional portion of human genome reported
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Whole genome sequences of rare red bat
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WATCH: Woman donates kidney to her 2-year-old granddaughter
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Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis
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Sea cave preserves 5,000-year snapshot of tsunamis
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Genome study offers clues about history of big cats
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Youngest person in U.S. receives full face transplant by Cleveland Clinic team
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Indestructible virus yields secret to creating incredibly durable materials
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Miami boy's death shows powerful opioid's chilling potential
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Archaeologists go high-tech in 2,500-year-old Greek cold case
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Woman disfigured by gunshot gets full face transplant
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When evolution and biotechnologies collide
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The moon is front and center during a total solar eclipse
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Groundbreaking for an international neutrino experiment
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How scientists invent new colours
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Holographic imaging could be used to detect signs of life in space
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Fire ants build towers with three simple rules
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Meet the scientist who turns data into music—and listen to the sound of a neutron star
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Researchers work to improve recovery from tight shale reservoirs
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