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In Canada, Signs of Life Nearly 4 Billion Years Old
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 28, 2017
Embedded within 3.95-billion-year-old rock, scientists have found graphite with a carbon signature that indicates biological activity.
Study: Last Woolly Mammoths Died of Thirst
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 3, 2016
On remote island near Alaska, salt water intrusion and a warming climate killed off the last remaining survivors of the species.
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Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2013
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Prophet of Bones
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2013
Uranium dating of coral tools used by the earliest settlers of the South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga offers unprecedented precision in reconstructing their history.