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Record-Breaking Gamma-Ray Binary Spotted in Large Magellanic Cloud | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

- 55 minutes ago -
A gamma-ray binary discovered in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf galaxy approximately 163,000 light-years away, is the first object of its kind ever found in a galaxy other than the Milky Way
Drepanosaurus: Triassic Reptile Had Huge Claw | Paleontology | Sci-News.Com
Animals  (tags: Triassic reptile, discovered, fearsome finger )

- 58 minutes ago -
212-million-year-old fossils discovered in New Mexico confirm that Drepanosaurus, a Late Triassic tree-dwelling reptile, was a small-bodied creature with a fearsome finger.
10 Fascinating Facts About Slavery In Ancient Greece - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, Greece, slaves )

- 1 day ago -
How was it possible that slavery was so central in a society where individual freedom was so highly valued? This is one of the many paradoxes of ancient Greece
14,000-Year-Old Campsite in Argentina Adds to An Archaeological Mystery | Ars Technica
Offbeat  (tags: pre-clovis people )

- 1 day ago -
For more than a decade, evidence has been piling up that humans colonized the Americas thousands of years before the Clovis people. The Clovis, who are the early ancestors of today's Native Americans
Elementary, My Dear: 8 Little-Known Elements
Offbeat  (tags: little known elements, slideshow )

- 1 day ago -
Unless you're a real science geek, chances are you never knew these eight elements even existed. Nonetheless, many of them form the foundations of modern life
Rativates Evadens: New Ostrich-Mimic Dinosaur Species Identified | Paleontology | Sci-News.Com
Animals  (tags: dinosaur, new species )

- 2 days ago -
An international team of paleontologists, led by Carleton University researcher Bradley McFeeters, has added another ornithomimid dinosaur to the prehistoric catalog, and this one was found in the Canadian province of Alberta.
American AlligatorâEUR(TM)s Lineage Is More Ancient Than Previously Thought | Biology, Paleontology | Sci-News.Com
Animals  (tags: American alligator, older than thought )

- 2 days ago -
According to new research, American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) have remained virtually untouched by evolutionary change for at least 8 million years -- up to 6 million years older than previously thought.
New Research Sheds Light on Snake Vision | Biology, Genetics | Sci-News.Com
Animals  (tags: snakes, vision )

- 2 days ago -
The first major study of visual pigment genes and lenses in snakes has found that the reptiles match their vision to their lifestyles.
Musk: This Is How SpaceX Will Explore Mars and Beyond
Science & Tech  (tags: Travel to Mars )

- 2 days ago -
The Interplanetary Transport System envisions humanity not only colonizing the Red Planet, but establishing a solar system-wide transportation infrastructure.
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