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Saturday, October 4, 2014
A hill in southeastern Bolivia is crisscrossed by fossilized dinosaur tracks — a total of more than 5,000 footprints, some more than a meter long, dating back 65 million years.
Humans to blame for declining numbers of cheetahs as their habitat continues to shrink
The number of cheetahs in the world has dropped sharply in the past century, and humans may be to blame, according to an international study released Thursday.
Rich Indonesians snap up 'luxury' cows in preparation for Muslim Eid festival
Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to US$25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion.
Nobel-winning physicist Martin Perl dies at age 87
Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87.
Friday, October 3, 2014
A cyanide cloud formed over Titan's south pole as the strange moon of Saturn entered its seven-year winter in 2009, astronomers reported on Wednesday.
Canada identifies lost British explorer ship
Experts identified a shipwreck uncovered last month in the Arctic as the HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin was likely sailing on when it vanished along with another vessel 170 years ago, Canada's prime minister announced Wednesday.
A declining sense of smell in older people is a strong predictor of death within just five years, according to research published Wednesday.
35,000 walruses mass on Alaska beach 'due to climate change'
At least 35,000 walruses have beached themselves on a remote Alaskan coastline in a phenomenon blamed on the melting of arctic ice due to climate change, experts said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.
Kids who get treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two face a higher risk of childhood obesity, said a U.S. study on Monday.
  
  
  
  
  
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