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Traces of Earth's original crust found in Canadian Shield
The oldest crust that exists today is about 2.7 billion years old, and remnants have long been known to be in the Canadian Shield. Researchers have found traces of Earth's crust in the Canadian Shield dating back 4.2 billion years, when our planet was in
LHCb observes an exceptionally large group of particles | CERN
The LHCb experiment at CERN is a hotbed of new and outstanding physics results. In just the last few months, the collaboration has announced the measurement of a very rare particle decay and evidence of a new manifestation of matter-antimatter asymmetry,
Scientists create baker's yeast from scratch
Scientists have taken a big step toward designing complex forms of life from scratch by constructing five new artificial chromosomes of baker's yeast, representing a third of the micro-organism's genome, or genetic blueprint.
Make Pluto a planet again, NASA scientists argue
Some people give up on a long-distance relationship. But our guest will never give up on his faraway love: Pluto. He and some NASA colleagues are proposing a new definition of the term "planet" that would let poor, demoted Pluto back into the fold.
A Fast Moving Binocular Comet
Beginning on February 10, Comet 45/P will scoot across the constellations of Hercules, Corona Borealis, and Bootes—some 35 degrees of sky—in just four days.
Study reveals evidence that the universe is a hologram
The first observational evidence that the universe could be a hologram has been published in the journal Physical Review Letters. The international study may lead to new beliefs on the Big Bang Theory and on quantum gravity, one of theoretical physi
Female monkeys use wile to rally troops
Female vervet monkeys manipulate males into fighting battles by lavishing attention on brave soldiers while giving noncombatants the cold shoulder, researchers said on Wednesday.
'Mud Dragon' dinosaur unearthed in China | Fox News
A new species of bird–like dinosaur was recently discovered at a construction site in Southern China. Dubbed Tongtianlong limosus, the winged creature had died after becoming mired in mud about 66–72 million years ago– hence it’s nickname, the ‘Mud Dragon
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