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Scientists decode mystery of Egyptian desert glass

Scientists decode mystery of Egyptian desert glass

A recent study has solved a nearly 100-year-old riddle by discovering that glass found in the Egyptian desert was created by a meteorite impact,...
China's Chang'E 4 mission discovers new 'secrets' from far side of the moon

China’s Chang’E 4 mission discovers new ‘secrets’ from far side of the moon

A lunar lander named for the Chinese goddess of the moon may have lessened the mystery of the far side of the moon. The fourth...
Scientists find a short relative of Tyrannosaurus rex

Scientists find a short relative of Tyrannosaurus rex

A new relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex - much smaller than the huge, ferocious dinosaur made famous in countless books and films, including, yes,...
What does Earth's core have in common with salad dressing

What does Earth’s core have in common with salad dressing?

A Yale-led team of scientists may have found a new factor to help explain the ebb and flow of Earth's magnetic field -- and...
Nearby neutron-star collision likely gave earth some gold and platinum

Nearby neutron-star collision likely gave earth some gold and platinum

Astrophysicists have identified a violent collision of two neutron stars 4.6 billion years ago as the likely source of some of the most coveted...
Why dinosaurs' wings flap before they evolved to fly

Why dinosaurs’ wings flap before they evolved to fly

Before they evolved the ability to fly, two-legged dinosaurs may have begun to flap their wings as a passive effect of running along the...
Human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees

Human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees

In a new study, a scientist has discovered that human ancestors could live on the ground, not just on trees. He found that African apes...
The world's largest ice is melting 10 times faster

The world’s largest ice is melting 10 times faster

In a new study, scientists have found that the world's largest ice shelf, Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf, is fasting very rapidly. They found that the...
Scientists discover a new meat-eating animal

Scientists discover a 22 million-year-old meat-eating animal

In a new study, scientists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal dated back to 22-million years ago. The animal was named Simbakubwa kutokaafrika....
Scientists discover a 95-million-year-old crab species

Scientists discover a 95-million-year-old crab species

In a new study, scientists have discovered a 95-million-year-old chimera species. The new discovery suggests that it is time to rethink the definition of a...