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Fossil find introduces a new ancestor to the jackal family tree

Fossil find introduces a new ancestor to the jackal family tree

The family Canidae is an instantly recognisable group of carnivores that includes dogs, wolves, jackals and foxes. It originated more than 35 million years ago in North America and migrated to the rest of the…

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Grueling U.S. Southwest heatwave, now in fourth day, spreads eastward By Reuters

Grueling U.S. Southwest heatwave, now in fourth day, spreads eastward By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Tricia Watts (R) sits in a floaty as she cool off in the water during a heat wave in Lake Havasu, Arizona, U.S. June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Bridget Bennett/File Photo 2/2…

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Too few women get to invent – that’s a problem for women’s health

Too few women get to invent – that’s a problem for women’s health

MacArthur Genius and MIT professor Linda Griffith has built an epic career as a scientist and inventor, including growing a human ear on a mouse. She now spends her days unpacking the biological mechanisms underlying…

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the Snake Creek Tracksite unveiled

the Snake Creek Tracksite unveiled

Fossilised bones belonging to enormous long-necked sauropod dinosaurs have been known from western Queensland since the 1930s, when Austrosaurus mckillopi was discovered on Clutha Station near Maxwelton. Since then, western Queensland has yielded many more…

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Gold Down, but “Bargain Hunting” after Fed Policy Decision Continues By Investing.com

Gold Down, but “Bargain Hunting” after Fed Policy Decision Continues By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Gina Lee Investing.com – Gold was down on Thursday morning in Asia but staged a cautious recovery after the yellow metal recorded its during the previous session. Investors continue to digest the…

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5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $8.5 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors

5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $8.5 billion commitment to social and economic justice is a model for other donors

The author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on June 15, 2021, that she and her husband Dan Jewett had given US$2.7 billion to 286 organizations, including universities, arts organizations and other nonprofits. It was her…

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South African dinosaur skeleton scans build up a picture from egg to adult

South African dinosaur skeleton scans build up a picture from egg to adult

If you ask children what their favourite dinosaurs are, the answers will undoubtedly include T. rex, Triceratops and maybe Brachiosaurus. Those children answering the question in South Africa may be disappointed to discover that none…

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Castillo seeks to allay fears in divided Peru By Reuters

Castillo seeks to allay fears in divided Peru By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Peru’s presidential candidate Pedro Castillo addresses supporters from the headquarters of the “Free Peru” party in Lima, Peru, June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda By Marco Aquino and Stefanie Eschenbacher LIMA (Reuters)…

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A court ruling on Shell’s climate impact and votes against Exxon and Chevron add pressure, but it’s the market that will drive oil giants to change

A court ruling on Shell’s climate impact and votes against Exxon and Chevron add pressure, but it’s the market that will drive oil giants to change

From news reports, it might sound like the fossil fuel industry is on the defensive after a landmark court ruling and two shareholder votes challenging the industry’s resistance to curbing its greenhouse gas emissions. But…

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tiny crystal films could make night vision an everyday reality

tiny crystal films could make night vision an everyday reality

It’s a familiar vision to anyone who has watched a lot of action movies or played Call of Duty: a ghostly green image that makes invisible objects visible. Since the development of the first night-vision…

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