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Strange Fossil Shows How Life Responded After Mass Extinction

A strange marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs that was recently unearthed in China may shed light on how life recovered after the greatest mass extinction in Earth’s history, researchers say. The research could also give scientists a better … Continue reading

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Strange Fossil Shows How Life Responded After Mass Extinction

A strange marine reptile from the age of dinosaurs that was recently unearthed in China may shed light on how life recovered after the greatest mass extinction in Earth’s history, researchers say. The research could also give scientists a better … Continue reading

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Carnivore Comeback: Bears and Wolves Are Thriving in Europe

Despite having half the land area of the contiguous United States and double the population density, Europe is home to twice as many wolves as the U.S. A new study finds that Europe’s other large carnivores are experiencing a resurgence … Continue reading

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Carnivore Comeback: Bears and Wolves Are Thriving in Europe

Despite having half the land area of the contiguous United States and double the population density, Europe is home to twice as many wolves as the U.S. A new study finds that Europe’s other large carnivores are experiencing a resurgence … Continue reading

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Songbirds fly coop long before tornadoes arrive in Tennessee

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – You might want to be careful about who you call a birdbrain. Some of our feathered friends exhibit powers of perception that put humans to shame. Scientists said on Thursday that little songbirds known … Continue reading

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Songbirds fly coop long before tornadoes arrive in Tennessee

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – You might want to be careful about who you call a birdbrain. Some of our feathered friends exhibit powers of perception that put humans to shame. Scientists said on Thursday that little songbirds known … Continue reading

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SpaceX delays planned cargo run to space station to early January

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies is delaying the planned launch on Friday of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, to early January, officials said on … Continue reading

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SpaceX delays planned cargo run to space station to early January

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Space Exploration Technologies is delaying the planned launch on Friday of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA, to early January, officials said on … Continue reading

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European Comet Lander May Wake Up from Space Slumber

SAN FRANCISCO — Europe’s Philae comet lander may be about to wake up from its lengthy, unplanned slumber. Philae, part of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, went into hibernation in mid-November, a few days after executing a dramatic and … Continue reading

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NASA Holds Off on Asteroid-Capture Mission Decision Until Early 2015

What will NASA’s bold plan to capture an asteroid and bring it into orbit around the moon look like? Space fans are going to have to wait a little longer to find out. NASA officials were expected to make a … Continue reading

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