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subaru telescope detects the shadow of a gas cloud in an ancient proto supercluster Subaru Telescope Detects the Shadow of a Gas Cloud in an Ancient Proto-supercluster
ASTRO WATCH A team led by researchers from Osaka Sangyo University, with... 31 minutes
Photos: Dinosaur Tracks Reveal Australia's 'Jurassic Park'
LIVE SCIENCE In an effort to save their culture's history, the Goolarabooloo people of Australia called in a group of paleontologists to examine thousands of dinosaur footprints. 1 hour
Crikey! Refrigerator-Size Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Australia
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Male or female? Scientist challenges evidence of sex differences among dinosaurs
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Fossils stolen from Death Valley National Park
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Social bees have kept their gut microbes for 80 million years
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Legends of the lost reservoirs
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Male or female? Scientists challenge evidence of sex differences among dinosaurs
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World’s Most Diverse Dinosaur Footprints Preserved in Australia | Video
LIVE SCIENCE More than 20 different types of dinosaur tracks are preserved along the coast of western Australia, earning it the name “Australia’s Jurassic Park” … even though the footprints... 6 hours
Cornering endangered species
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World’s Most Diverse Collection of Dinosaur Footprints Unveiled
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Record-Breaker! Heftiest and Purest 'Failed Star' Identified
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Subaru telescope detects shadow of gas cloud in ancient proto-supercluster
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Australian “Jurassic Park” Home to World’s Largest Dinosaur Footprints
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Record-Breaker! Heftiest and Purest 'Failed Star' Identified
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Ancient palace complex discovered in Mexican Valley of Oaxaca
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Ancient Assyrian Tomb with 10 Skeletons Discovered in Iraq
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'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia
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Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt
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Study reveals wetlands are susceptible to rapid lowering in elevation during large earthquakes
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Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago
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