Unique tooth structure allowed predatory dinosaurs to efficiently crunch flesh and bone Unique tooth structure allowed predatory dinosaurs to efficiently crunch flesh and bone

Gorgosaurus is shown using its specialized teeth for feeding on a young Corythosaurus in Alberta,...

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Cataclysmic event of a certain age Cataclysmic event of a certain age

This map shows the Younger Dryas Boundary locations that provided data for the analysis. Credit: ...

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Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth

This artist's concept compares Earth (left) to the new planet, called Kepler-452b, which is a...

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Twin volcanic chains above a single hotspot with distinct roots Twin volcanic chains above a single hotspot with distinct roots

The location of the volcanic islands Tristan da Cunha and Gough in the South Atlantic. Image Repr...

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Trapped in Amber: Ancient fossils reveal remarkable stability of Caribbean lizard communities Trapped in Amber: Ancient fossils reveal remarkable stability of Caribbean lizard communities

Some of the fossils in this study are exceptionally well-preserved, such as the specimen shown he...

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French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth

Earlier finds from Tautavel Credit: AFP Photo/Raymond Roig  A 16-year-old French volunteer arch...

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Meeting Face-to-Face with El Capitan (Yosemite National Park, USA) Meeting Face-to-Face with El Capitan (Yosemite National Park, USA)

Notable locations and climbing routes on the southeast face of El Capitan. The names of each clim...

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Research suggests western US deserts were relatively wet up until 8,200 years ago Research suggests western US deserts were relatively wet up until 8,200 years ago

Graduate student Elena Steponaitis takes notes while collecting stalagmite and drip water samples...

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Four-legged snake fossil found Four-legged snake fossil found

The snake has small ‘hands’ that are approx 1cm long. Credit: Image courtesy of University of Por...

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