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Ancient shoulders show signs of humanity’s ape-like past

Ancient shoulders show signs of humanity’s ape-like pastNews from Washington Post: By Rachel Feltman September 9 at 8:32 AM In some ways, chimpanzees seem less primitive than humans. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) A new study puts the burden of humanity’s evolution … Continue reading

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Scientists Uncover Dolphin Fossils That May Provide Hints to Ancient Sea Level …

Scientists Uncover Dolphin Fossils That May Provide Hints to Ancient Sea Level …News from ABC News: continues on ABC News >>> Read the full article . Nearly all of the world’s seabirds have eaten plastic, study estimatesNews from Washington Post: … Continue reading

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Weird, frightening 4-eyed, lobster-like creature terrorized ancient Cambrian era …

Weird, frightening 4-eyed, lobster-like creature terrorized ancient Cambrian era …News from State Column: Scientists believe the creature had established itself at the top of the food chain with its vicious sharp-toothed claws. It’s definitely a weird-looking creature, and it’s definitely … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Common Development Pattern in Ancient and Modern Cities

Study Reveals Common Development Pattern in Ancient and Modern CitiesNews from Voice Chronicle: Researchers from the Santa Fe Institute and the University of Colorado Boulder have revealed that a common pattern of development and similar characteristics can be observed in … Continue reading

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Astronomers Discover Ancient Solar System With 5 Earth-Like Planets

Astronomers Discover Ancient Solar System With 5 Earth-Like PlanetsNews from ABC News: The discovery of a solar system as old as the Milky Way and with five Earth-like planets could shed new light on the possibility of ancient life forms … Continue reading

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Study Revealed: Ancient Kangaroos Walked Instead of Hopped

Study Revealed: Ancient Kangaroos Walked Instead of HoppedNews from Capital Wired: Modern day kangaroos are a diverse bunch of species, however, we recognize them by their tendency to hop. Recently, a study has been published in the PLOS One journal … Continue reading

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Ancient flying pterosaurs lived all around the world, had no teeth

Ancient flying pterosaurs lived all around the world, had no teethNews from Christian Science Monitor: Giant toothless pterosaurs with wingspans stretching 39 feet (12 meters) across ruled the skies 60 million years ago, and new research suggests that these ancient … Continue reading

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Discovery of ancient star offering clues about infant universe (+video)

Discovery of ancient star offering clues about infant universe (+video)News from Christian Science Monitor: When the team that discovered the star collected the star’s chemical fingerprints, the results were stunning, one team member recalls. ‘You’ve got to look at this,’ … Continue reading

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100-Million-Year Old Amber Fossil Preserves Ancient Flowers Caught In The …

100-Million-Year Old Amber Fossil Preserves Ancient Flowers Caught In The …News from International Business Times: Researchers have discovered a “perfectly-preserved” example of sexual reproduction in flowering plants in a 100-million-year old amber fossil. A 100-million-year old amber fossil contains flowering … Continue reading

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Why did our ancestors start walking upright? Ancient terrain may hold clue

Why did our ancestors start walking upright? Ancient terrain may hold clueNews from Christian Science Monitor: A study suggests that rocky landscapes in East and South Africa could have pushed our apelike ancestors toward bipedalism.     Being four-legged has … Continue reading

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