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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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Comet zooms past Mars. What can it teach us?

Comet zooms past Mars. What can it teach us?News from Christian Science Monitor: A comet zoomed by Mars today (Oct. 19) in an extremely rare close encounter that scientists billed as a “once-in-a-lifetime” event that may help researchers better understand … Continue reading

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Second 18-foot python caught in the Everglades in the past year

Second 18-foot python caught in the Everglades in the past yearNews from Fox News: Another 18-foot Burmese python has been captured in the Florida Everglades. Bobby Hill, a python control agent for the South Florida Water Management District, bagged the … Continue reading

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Mars rover Opportunity uncovers watery past, heads to new terrain

Mars rover Opportunity uncovers watery past, heads to new terrainNews from Los Angeles Times: NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has scraped away at some of the oldest rock it’s examined and found the strongest signs for water it has ever discovered … Continue reading

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Study Of Past 11300 Years Shows That Global Warming Is All Too Real

Study Of Past 11300 Years Shows That Global Warming Is All Too RealNews from Gothamist: (Kotomiti / Shutterstock) One common argument used to dismiss evidence of man-made global warming is that the research doesn’t extend back far enough. What if, … Continue reading

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Asteroid Apophis to whiz past Earth tonight -

Asteroid Apophis to whiz past Earth tonight -News from and return for more in 2036 – Fox News: A European space telescope has captured new images of the huge asteroid Apophis, revealing that the potentially hazardous object is actually bigger … Continue reading

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Cat-sized horses normal in a hot past

Cat-sized horses normal in a hot pastNews from News24: 2012-02-24 11:28 Washington – More than 50 million years ago, the Earth was a hotter place than it is today and horses the size of pet cats roamed the forests of … Continue reading

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