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Meet Siamraptor suwati, a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Thailand

Fossils discovered in Thailand represent a new genus and species of predatory dinosaur, according to a new study. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Meet the ‘mold pigs,’ a new group of invertebrates from 30 million years ago

Fossils preserved in Dominican amber reveal a new family, genus and species of microinvertebrate from the mid-Tertiary period, a discovery that shows unique lineages of the tiny creatures were living 30 million years ago. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Meet Madagascar’s oldest animal lineage, a whirligig beetle with 206-million-yr-previous origins

A brand new research suggests the Malagasy striped whirligig beetle Heterogyrus milloti boasts a genetic pedigree stretching again to the late Triassic interval. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

New analysis makes use of revolutionary knowledge modeling to foretell which species acted as an middleman between our ancestors and people of chimpanzees to hold HSV2 — the genital herpes virus — throughout the species barrier. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Meet The Rarest Pure Aspect on Earth

This pattern of uranite incorporates a vanishingly small quantity of astatine. Picture tailored with permission from Prof James Marshall’s (U. North Texas, USA) Strolling Tour of the weather CD. It is so uncommon, there’s simply 30 grams TOTAL in Earth’s … Continue reading

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Understanding Volcanic Eruptions Where Plates Meet

(a) Tectonic map showing the geodynamic framework of the Mediterranean region. (b) Main structural features of Sicily and location of the volcanic areas studied in the V3 Project. Credit: Modified from Billi et al. A new project elucidates the relationships … Continue reading

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Meet the first Iberian lynx on the Iberian Peninsula

The remains of an Iberian lynx specimen which lived 1.6 million years ago — the oldest ever discovered — were found resting in a cave in Barcelona. This discovery not only allows us to shed light on the origins of … Continue reading

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