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Prehistoric art and ornaments from Indonesian ‘Ice Age’

Credit: Griffith University The Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) team, based in Griffith's Environmental Futures Research Institute, together with Indonesian colleagues, have shed new...
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Is it a boy or is it a girl? New method to ID baby...

Credit:Florida Atlantic University Is it a boy or is it a girl? For baby sea turtles it's not that cut and dry. Because they don't...
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Mutant lifestyles: Researchers uncover a potent genetic element in Earth’s smallest life forms

Credit:Birgit Luef, Norwegian University of Science and Technology It's the stuff of science fiction, though there's nothing fiction about it: Researchers have discovered a multitude...
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Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

Credit:Image courtesy of University of Manchester Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of...
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Monkey business produces rare preserved blood in amber fossils

Credit: Fischer Laboratory/Caltech Two monkeys grooming each other about 20-30 million years ago may have helped produce a remarkable new find -- the first fossilized...
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How do plants make oxygen? Ask cyanobacteria

Credit: Fischer Laboratory/Caltech The ability to generate oxygen through photosynthesis -- that helpful service performed by plants and algae, making life possible for humans and...
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Tyrannosaurs show their sensitive side

Credit: Thomas Carr A team of researchers, including UNM Honors College Professor Jason R. Moore, has found a new species of tyrannosaur dinosaur -- the...
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Search for stellar survivor of a supernova explosion

Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA Astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to observe the remnant of a supernova explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Beyond just...
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‘Whale breath’ reveals bacteria threatening endangered killer whales

Credit:Jeff Foster Droplets and exhaled breath caught from the blowholes of killer whales along the Pacific coast are providing scientists with insights into whale health...
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Blood test unlocks new frontier in treating depression

Credit: Image courtesy of UT Southwestern Medical Center Doctors for the first time can determine which medication is more likely to help a patient overcome...
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A badger can bury a cow by itself

Credit:Photo by George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University While studying scavenger behavior in Utah's Great Basin Desert, University of Utah biologists observed an...