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Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared ‘bizarre’ feature with dinosaur

By poring over the fossilized skulls of ancient wildebeest-like animals (Rusingoryx atopocranion) unearthed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, researchers have discovered that the little-known hoofed mammals had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal passage similar only to the nasal crests of lambeosaurine … Continue reading

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Mysterious Menominee crack is unusual geological pop-up feature

A photo taken in 2010 of the Menominee Crack, a ‘pop-up’ geological feature. Seismologists studying a massive crack in the ground that appeared north of Menominee, Michigan in 2010 now think they know what the unusual feature might be. But … Continue reading

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Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared ‘bizarre’ feature with dinosaur

By poring over the fossilized skulls of ancient wildebeest-like animals (Rusingoryx atopocranion) unearthed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, researchers have discovered that the little-known hoofed mammals had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal passage similar only to the nasal crests of lambeosaurine … Continue reading

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Ancient wildebeest-like animal shared ‘bizarre’ feature with dinosaur

By poring over the fossilized skulls of ancient wildebeest-like animals (Rusingoryx atopocranion) unearthed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, researchers have discovered that the little-known hoofed mammals had a very unusual, trumpet-like nasal passage similar only to the nasal crests of lambeosaurine … Continue reading

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Explosive underwater volcanoes were a major feature of ‘Snowball Earth’

Extensive underwater volcanism during ridge spreading led to rapid alteration of volcanic deposits and major changes in ocean chemistry. Credit: Gary Hincks Around 720-640 million years ago, much of the Earth’s surface was covered in ice during a glaciation that … Continue reading

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