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Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region
PHYS.ORG Archaeologists, professors and other researchers on Friday called for more protections of an expansive area surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park, saying increased oil and gas development has the potential to destroy parts of... 12 minutes
History of Ancient Sparta
LIVE SCIENCE The Spartans of ancient Greece are famed for their martial traditions. But there is much more to Spartan history than the '300.' 3 hours
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ASTRO WATCH The search... 10 hours
Is the Mystery of the Abominable Snowman Finally Solved? - Big Think
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Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC
SCIENCE DAILY Analysis of Iron Age textiles indicates that during c. 1000-400 BC Italy shared the textile culture of Central Europe, while Greece was largely influenced... 11 hours
This 300-million-year-old marine reptile had scoliosis
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New technique spots warning signs of extreme events
PHYS.ORG Many extreme events—from a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an instability inside a gas turbine, to the sudden extinction of a previously hardy wildlife species—seem to occur without... 13 hours
Artificial orchid cultivation kit
SCIENCE DAILY Orchids are loved by gardeners around the world but are notoriously difficult to cultivate. Researchers have developed a new orchid cultivation kit and have succeeded in complete artificial cultivation of an autonomous orchid. Since this kit can be made cheaply,... 13 hours
Study: Earliest Trilobites Had Stomachs
SCI-NEWS.COM Exceptionally well-preserved trilobite fossils from the Cambrian Wulongqing Formation near Guangwei Village in southern Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province of China, contradict previous assumptions... 15 hours
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THE VERGE Charging an electric car isn’t like refueling one that runs on fossil fuels. The entire process can sometimes take 30 minutes or longer, and... 16 hours
Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC
PHYS.ORG Textiles represent one of the earliest human craft technologies and applied arts, and their production would have been one of the most important time,... 17 hours
Dino-Killing Mass Extinction Boosted Bird Evolution, Study Says
SCI-NEWS.COM The Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction — an event 65 million years ago that wiped out the dinosaurs and was triggered by... 20 hours
Clues to ancient past—baby mummy, dinosaur skulls scanned
PHYS.ORG The mummified remains of a 7-month-old baby boy and pieces of skull from two teenage Triceratops underwent computed tomography (CT) scans Saturday, Sept. 16, at Washington University School of Medicine in St.... 21 hours
Analysis of titanium in ancient rocks creates upheaval in history of early Earth
PHYS.ORG The Earth's history is written in its elements, but as the tectonic plates slip and slide over and under each other over... 21 hours
Machu Picchu: Textbooks Debunked
DISCLOSE.TV Machu Picchu, the ancient city in the Peruvian Andres is just one example that our civilization is much older and more advanced than our history books want to teach us. The technology used to build this city must have been... 22 hours
Photos: Ancient Egyptian Statues of Deities Found in Pit
LIVE SCIENCE More than 2,000 years ago, ancient Egyptian priests buried a sacred statue of Ptah, the god of craftsmen and sculptors. 1 day
Sphinx, Baboon and Cat Statues Found in Ancient Egyptian Burial
LIVE SCIENCE After years of being washed, perfumed and fed in ancient Egypt, the statue of a revered Egyptian deity was given a proper burial with other "dead" statues more... 1 day
Early trilobites had stomachs, new fossil study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Exceptionally preserved trilobite fossils from China, dating back to more than 500 million years ago, have revealed new insights into the extinct marine animal's digestive system. The new study shows that at... 1 day
Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even a jellyfish - one of Earth's first and most ancient animals - needs its sleep. 1 day
Feeling crabby: Plant-eating dinosaurs snacked on crustaceans
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some plant-eating dinosaurs apparently liked a side order of crabs to go with their usual salad. 1 day
Neanderthal boy's skull grew like a human child's: study
PHYS.ORG The first analysis of a Neanderthal boy's skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in another sign that our extinct ancestors were similar... 1 day
Jellyfish, with no brains, still seem to sleep
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Reconstructing how Neanderthals grew, based on an El Sidrón child
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Ancient Marsupial Relative Was Tree-Climbing Oddball
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Ancient DNA data fills in thousands of years of human prehistory in Africa
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Early trilobites had stomachs, new fossil study finds
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Dino-killing asteroid's impact on bird evolution
SCIENCE DAILY Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million years ago when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving modern birds as their only descendants. 2 days
Fossil-Footprint Thief Couldn't Outrun the Law
LIVE SCIENCE A man who stole 10 fossil footprints from a dig site in Crete last week failed to hide his own tracks from the police, who apprehended him on Sept. 15. 2 days
Updated: First big efforts to sequence ancient African DNA reveal how early humans swept across the continent
Science Magazine Two new studies suggest extensive migration and an early south-west population split 2 days
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
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Ancient human DNA in sub-Saharan Africa lifts veil on prehistory
PHYS.ORG The first large-scale study of ancient human DNA from sub-Saharan Africa opens a long-awaited window into the identity of prehistoric populations in the region and how they moved... 2 days
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New Ancient Sloth Discovered in Mexican Sinkhole
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Five ways ancient India changed the world – with maths
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'Vegetarian' Dinos Made Exception for Shellfish, Poop Study Shows
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Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On Crustaceans
NPR "I immediately said, 'Oh, no, no, it can't be crustaceans.' That was my knee jerk reaction," a paleontologist said. The prehistoric snacking was likely intentional and linked to... 2 days
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
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Extinct Big-Mouthed Frogs May Have Dined on Dinos
LIVE SCIENCE Horned frogs' powerful bites hint that an extinct, ancient relative may have packed even more of a mouthy wallop. 2 days
Dino-killing asteroid sped up bird evolution
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The Mystery Of Ancient Eternal Flames That Burned Forever
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By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch sixth mass extermination of species, mathematics predicts (Update)
PHYS.ORG In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events,... 2 days
This 500-Million-Year-Old Organism Really Looks Like A Space Alien
DISCLOSE.TV Agnostus Pisiformis, an extinct creature that used to live in what is modern-day Scandinavia, looks like anything but a creature that came from Earth ... 2 days
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CBC The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that... 2 days
3-D analysis of dog fossils sheds light on domestication debate
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Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have analyzed significant changes in the carbon cycle over the last 540 million years, including the five mass extinction events. They have identified 'thresholds of catastrophe' in the carbon cycle that, if exceeded, would lead... 2 days
Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly
PHYS.ORG The soft soil that lines the ancient lake bed that Mexico City is built on amplified the shaking from Tuesday's earthquake and increased its... 2 days
3-D analysis of dog fossils sheds light on domestication debate
PHYS.ORG In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between... 2 days
California condors return to the skies after near extinction
ABC NEWS After a close call with extinction in the 20th century, the California condor is making a comeback 3 days
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction
MIT By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch mass extermination of species in future millennia. 3 days
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SCI-NEWS.COM Arizona State University archaeologist Michael E. Smith has conducted a comparative analysis of Teotihuacan with earlier and later... 3 days
Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction
ABC NEWS Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction 3 days
Dinosaur evolution: Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
SCIENCE DAILY The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those of their evolutionary predecessors, for the earliest representatives of the group were small, lithe carnivores. 3 days
Thresholds of catastrophe in the Earth system
Science Magazine The history of the Earth system is a story of change. Some changes are gradual and benign, but others, especially those associated with catastrophic mass extinction, are relatively abrupt and destructive. What sets one... 3 days
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction by 2100
PHYS.ORG In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving processes that upended the normal cycling of carbon through the atmosphere and oceans. These globally fatal... 3 days
Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. The conclusion comes from a study of the bite... 3 days
How Teotihuacan's urban design was lost and found
PHYS.ORG Name one civilization located in the Americas that pre-dates the arrival of Europeans. You probably replied with the Aztecs, the Inca or perhaps the Maya. A new paper, published in De Gruyter's... 3 days
Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog
PHYS.ORG Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. 3 days
Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those of their evolutionary predecessors, for the earliest representatives of the group were small, lithe carnivores. 3 days
Non-avian dinosaur found to have laid blue eggs
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers from Germany and the U.S. has found that a non-avian dinosaur living in what is now China laid colored eggs. In their paper published on the peer-reviewed site... 3 days
Giant Prehistoric Frogs Ate Small Dinosaurs, Claim Scientists
SCI-NEWS.COM Exceptionally large individuals of Beelzebufo ampinga, an extinct species of frog that lived in Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous epoch,... 3 days
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CBC Canadian researchers say they've found evidence that the ancient ancestors of modern-day frogs were once keen predators with... 3 days
60 Perfectly Preserved Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered At The Bottom Of The Black Sea
DISCLOSE.TV 60 shipwrecks that date back 2,500 years have been found perfectly preserved on the bed of the Black Sea. The shipwrecks are... 3 days
California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction
PHYS.ORG In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. 3 days
California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction
ABC NEWS The endangered California condor is making a slow but steady comeback in the wild three decades after the giant bird went nearly extinct 3 days
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Microsoft 'Andromeda OS' aims to turn Windows 10 into a modular platform for the future
Windows Central Microsoft is taking the next steps in its "One Windows" vision with an internal project called "Andromeda OS"... 4 days
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PHYS.ORG Digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. So it was only a matter of time before the ways people interact with the... 4 days
Did Ancient Greeks Deliberately Build Temples on Earthquake Faults?
LIVE SCIENCE A new paper suggests the ancient Greeks built and rebuilt structures on fissures created by earthquakes, viewing the tremors as mystical occurrences. 4 days
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Four US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat
PHYS.ORG Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for... 4 days
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Fossilized Cosmic Dust Found in the Iconic White Cliffs of Dover
SPACE.COM Micrometeorite fossils embedded in the cliffs could help explain events that took place as many as 98 million years ago. 4 days
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3-D scans of fossils suggest new fish family tree
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Meteorite impact caused the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth's surface
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers has found evidence of an ancient meteorite colliding with ground rock on Earth, producing the highest temperature ever recorded on the... 5 days
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SCI-NEWS.COM The Bakhshali manuscript, an ancient Indian mathematical manuscript written on more than 70 leaves of birch... 5 days
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Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
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