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A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth's middle ages held back evolution for 2 billion years, raising fresh questions about the origins of life on this planet.New research by the University of Exeter explains …
A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth's middle ages held back evolution for 2 billion years, raising fresh questions about …
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Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology that sheds new light on patterns leading up to the two major collapses of the …
Using the largest set of radiocarbon dates ever obtained from a single Maya site, archaeologists have developed a high-precision chronology …
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During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence high resolution geophysical surveys using ground-penetrating radar were carried out in September 2016. Korshamn is one …
During spring of 2016 a number of large presumed house terraces were identified by the authors at Korshamn. As a consequence …
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The coelacanths are an ancient group of lobe-finned fishes, with weird appendages that take the form of bony, fleshy, muscular stalks. They’re well-represented in the fossil record all the way back to the Devonian …
The coelacanths are an ancient group of lobe-finned fishes, with weird appendages that take the form of bony, fleshy, muscular …
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“…everyone but an idiot knows that the lower classes must be kept poor, or they will never be industrious.” —Arthur Young; 1771Our popular economic wisdom says that capitalism equals freedom and free societies, right? Well, …
“…everyone but an idiot knows that the lower classes must be kept poor, or they will never be industrious.” —Arthur …
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December 21, 1988. The day of a first. On this day, two Cosmonauts aboard the Space station MIR, along with a French Astronaut who showed up a few weeks earlier via another mission, finally landed on earth, …
December 21, 1988. The day of a first. On this day, two Cosmonauts aboard the Space station MIR, along with a French …
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Six million years ago, the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs started the ascent of the mammals, ultimately resulting in humankind's reign on Earth. Climate scientists now reconstructed how tiny droplets of sulfuric acid formed high …
Six million years ago, the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs started the ascent of the mammals, ultimately resulting in humankind's …
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The Swedish mission at Gebel el Silsila, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson from Lund University and John Ward, has discovered 12 new tombs dating from the 18th Dynasty (Thutmosid period), including crypts cut into the rock, …
The Swedish mission at Gebel el Silsila, led by Dr. Maria Nilsson from Lund University and John Ward, has discovered 12 …
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One of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century, Einstein’s work on the general theory of Relativity has became the first of two pillars of modern Physics (the other pillar being Quantum Mechanics).…
One of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century, Einstein’s work on the general theory of Relativity has …
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After more than 100 years of residency in London’s Natural History Museum, the world famous cast of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton, known as “Dippy”, is going on tour to inspire and educate more people than …
After more than 100 years of residency in London’s Natural History Museum, the world famous cast of a Diplodocus carnegii …
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