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Rare Dinosaur Found At Snowmass
Posted on January 08, 2014 at 07:19:30 pm
A dinosaur fossil discovered in rural Old Snowmass turned out to be a very rare beast, according to the paleontologist leading the excavation.

Three-Star System Could Test Einstein's Theory
Posted on January 06, 2014 at 07:57:20 pm
A newly discovered system of two white dwarf stars and a superdense pulsar-all packed within a space smaller than the Earth's orbit around the sun-is enabling astronomers to probe a range of cosmic mysteries

'Ardi' Skull Reveals Links to Human Lineage
Posted on January 06, 2014 at 07:52:58 pm
One of the most hotly debated issues in current human origins research focuses on how the 4.4 million-year-old African species Ardipithecus ramidus is related to the human lineage

Newfound Planet Is Earth-Mass but Gassy
Posted on January 06, 2014 at 07:47:15 pm
An international team of astronomers has discovered the first Earth-mass planet that transits, or crosses in front of, its host star. KOI-314c is the lightest planet to have both its mass and physical size measured

Fossil: Origins of Lions, Tigers and Bears
Posted on January 06, 2014 at 07:40:55 pm
New fossils from Belgium have shed light on the origin of some of the most well-known, and well-loved, modern mammals. Cats and dogs, as well as other carnivorous mammals (like bears, seals, and weasels

No Scrounging for Scraps: Research Uncovers Diets of Middle, Lower Class in Pompeii
Posted on January 05, 2014 at 03:03:13 pm
University of Cincinnati archaeologists are turning up discoveries in the famed Roman city of Pompeii that are wiping out the historic perceptions of how the Romans dined

Amber Fossil Reveals Ancient Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Posted on January 04, 2014 at 06:17:32 pm
A 100-million-year old piece of amber has been discovered which reveals the oldest evidence of sexual reproduction in a flowering plant -- a cluster of 18 tiny flowers from the Cretaceous Period

Sleep deprivation may kill brain tissue
Posted on January 03, 2014 at 10:52:00 pm
Is sleep deprivation equivalent to a kick to the head?

Money Talks When Ancient Antioch Meets Google Earth
Posted on January 03, 2014 at 07:16:09 pm
There's a map of an ancient Syrian trade route that shows how one city's political sway extended farther than once thought

Dogs Sense Small Variations in Earth's Magnetic Field
Posted on January 03, 2014 at 01:48:23 pm
Dogs prefer a body-alignment along the magnetic north-south axis, but only during periods of calm magnetic field conditions


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