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Sea cave preserves 5,000-yr snapshot of tsunamis

Scientists digging in a sea collapse Indonesia have found the world’s most pristine report of tsunamis, a 5,000-yr-previous sedimentary snapshot that reveals for the primary time how little is understood about when earthquakes set off large waves. Paleontology News — … Continue reading

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Six new fossil species form ‘snapshot’ of primates stressed by ancient climate change

Researchers have unearthed a “mother lode” of a half-dozen fossil primate species in southern China.These primates eked out an existence just after the Eocene-Oligocene transition, when drastic cooling slashed their populations, rendering discoveries of such fossils especially rare. Paleontology News … Continue reading

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Six new fossil species form ‘snapshot’ of primates stressed by ancient climate change

In a study to be published this week in the journal Science, researchers describe unearthing a “mother lode” of a half-dozen fossil primate species in southern China. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology & Archaeology

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