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Shrimps and worms among first animals to recover after largest mass extinction — ScienceDaily

Researchers studying ancient sea bed burrows and trails have discovered that bottom burrowing animals were among the first to bounce back after the end-Permian mass…

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Capturing the onset of galaxy rotation in the early universe — ScienceDaily

As telescopes have become more advanced and powerful, astronomers have been able to detect more and more distant galaxies. These are some of the earliest…

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Thriving in a series of sudden global chills that killed competitors — ScienceDaily

Many of us know the conventional theory of how the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago: in Earth’s fiery collision with a meteorite, and a…

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Nature used 57 recipes to create Earth’s 10,500-plus ‘mineral kinds’ — ScienceDaily

A 15-year study led by the Carnegie Institution for Science details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of…

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New device has the potential to provide an alternative to opioids and other highly addictive drugs — ScienceDaily

A Northwestern University-led team of researchers has developed a small, soft, flexible implant that relieves pain on demand and without the use of drugs. The…

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Building artificial Hox genes enables researchers to see how cells learn their location in the body — ScienceDaily

Researchers at New York University have created artificial Hox genes — which plan and direct where cells go to develop tissues or organs — using…

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Braking mid-air to prioritize safety over energy or speed — ScienceDaily

New research from the Oxford Flight Group using computer simulations and Hollywood-style motion capture shows how birds optimise their landing manoeuvres for an accurate descent….

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Gemini North spies ultra-faint fossil galaxy discovered on outskirts of Andromeda — ScienceDaily

An unusual ultra-faint dwarf galaxy has been discovered on the outer fringes of the Andromeda Galaxy thanks to the sharp eyes of an amateur astronomer…

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Scientists have developed a new class of energy-dense biofuels based on one of nature’s most unique molecules — ScienceDaily

Biofuel scientists used an oddball molecule made by bacteria to develop a new class of sustainable biofuels powerful enough to launch rockets. The candidate molecules…

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How pandas survive solely on bamboo: Evolutionary history — ScienceDaily

When is a thumb not a thumb? When it’s an elongated wrist bone of the giant panda used to grasp bamboo. Through its long evolutionary…

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