By Joseph Golder Scientists found about 20 large 80-million-year-old dinosaur eggs when they unearthed a titanosaur nesting site in Brazil. The dinosaur egg nest, which dates back to the Cretaceous period, approximately 145 to 66 million years ago, was discovered in an abandoned limestone mine in the rural area of Ponte Alta, in the southeastern
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By Joseph Golder Prehistoric giant sloths had armor like chain-mail, made of a bone mesh embedded in their skin to stop predators from sinking their teeth and claws into them, according to new research. Experts at the Paleontological Museum of San Pedro said the surprising find took place as they were conducting a “routine survey”
Reasons species survived the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs remain unclear.
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Using 40 years of data, MIT researchers have mapped two of the largest oxygen-deficient zones in the world.
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New study uses “Jurassic Park” techniques to examine human skin cells found in mummified creepy crawlies.
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Scientists unearth an armored beast that had a thrashing tale with a deadly, sharp-edged club on the end.
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Credit is more expensive for women, despite claims of social progress.
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Rapes, forced conscription, disappearances, and other terrors left their mark on the victims of the Colombian rebel group.
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Formed in June, Fuerza Vecinal is running dozens of candidates for key mayorships and municipal representatives.
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As the leaders face a drop in popularity, the people deal with serious social, economic and health issues.
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