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Genomic sequencing reveals mutations, insights into 2014 Ebola outbreak

Genomic sequencing reveals mutations, insights into 2014 Ebola outbreak

In response to an ongoing, unprecedented outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, a team of researchers from the Broad Institut...
Antarctic sea level rising faster than global rate

Antarctic sea level rising faster than global rate

A new study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coas...
Shipwreck of S.S. Central America yields more gold

Shipwreck of S.S. Central America yields more gold

More than 2,900 gold coins and 45 gold ingots have been recovered from the shipwrecked S.S. Central America since an archaeological excavati...
Study provides new look at ancient coastline, pathway for early Americans

Study provides new look at ancient coastline, pathway for early Americans

The first humans who ventured into North America crossed a land bridge from Asia that is now submerged beneath the Bering Sea, and then may ...
'East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea' at Yale University Art Gallery

'East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea' at Yale University Art Gallery

East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea explores the cultural characteristics of eastern Indonesia and coasta...
Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Snails tell of the rise and fall of the Tibetan Plateau

The rise of the Tibetan plateau -- the largest topographic anomaly above sea level on Earth -- is important for both its profound effect on ...
Researchers look into the heart of a solar storm

Researchers look into the heart of a solar storm

A space weather storm from the sun engulfed our planet on Jan. 21, 2005. The event got its start on Jan. 20, when a cloud of solar material,...
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope witnesses asteroid smashup

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope witnesses asteroid smashup

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large aster...
Research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

Research reveals how wild rabbits were genetically transformed into tame rabbits

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery. An international team of scientists has ...
Search for Europe's oldest village concluded

Search for Europe's oldest village concluded

Ever since humans built their first boat, offshore exploration has been one of the most fruitful ways to find out more about the world we li...
Thailand to help Burma conserve ancient cities

Thailand to help Burma conserve ancient cities

Thailand will help Burma improve the landscapes of the Pyu ancient cities, the first sites in the country to receive UNESCO World Heritage s...
1,800-year-old Roman site up for sale in Co Durham

1,800-year-old Roman site up for sale in Co Durham

A Roman dig site in County Durham dubbed "the Pompeii of the North" has been put up for sale. Binchester Roman Town, at Bishop Auc...
Central China unearths large neolithic site

Central China unearths large neolithic site

Archaeologists in central China's Henan Province have excavated a large neolithic settlement complete with moats and a cemetery. The...
Researchers search for evidence of earliest inhabitants of Central Great Plains

Researchers search for evidence of earliest inhabitants of Central Great Plains

A team led by University of Kansas Distinguished Professor Rolfe Mandel in July excavated a northeast Kansas site in Pottawatomie County see...
Oldest representative of a weird arthropod group

Oldest representative of a weird arthropod group

LMU biologists have assigned a number of 435-million-year-old fossils to a new genus of predatory arthropods. These animals lived in shallow...
13,000-year-old nanodiamonds from across three continents examined

13,000-year-old nanodiamonds from across three continents examined

Most of North America's megafauna -- mastodons, short-faced bears, giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and American camels and horse...
'Sailing stones' of Death Valley seen in action for the first time

'Sailing stones' of Death Valley seen in action for the first time

Racetrack Playa is home to an enduring Death Valley mystery. Littered across the surface of this dry lake, also called a "playa," ...

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