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Reconstructing an ancient lethal weapon

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Archaeologists are a little like forensic investigators: They scour the remains of past societies, looking for clues in pottery, tools and bones about how people lived, …

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Most of last 11,000 years cooler than past decade in North America, Europe

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University of Wyoming researchers led a climate study that determined recent temperatures across Europe and North America appear to have few, if any, precedent in the …

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Dinosaur age meets the space age at NASA Goddard

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A slab of sandstone discovered at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center contains at least 70 mammal and dinosaur tracks from more than 100 million years ago, …

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Researchers discover a piece of America in northern Australia

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Curtin University researchers have discovered rocks in northern Queensland that bear striking similarities to those found in North America, suggesting that part of northern Australia was …

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Forensic researchers find more accurate way to estimate age of deceased

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Forensic researchers at North Carolina State University have found a more accurate way to assess an individual’s age at death, based on the bone mineral density …

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Frozen in time: Glacial archaeology on the roof of Norway

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Climate change is one of the most important issues facing people today and year on year the melting of glacial ice patches in Scandinavia, the Alps …

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Rare 450-million-year-old 'cone-shaped' fossil discovery

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Researchers from the University of Leicester, working with an international team of geologists, have discovered an enigmatic fossil of a 450 million year-old creature resembling a …