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Cern scientists restart hunt for answers to mysteries of universe

Cern scientists restart hunt for answers to mysteries of universe

The world’s biggest particle accelerator will be fired up again next week as scientists resume research into the mysteries of the universe after a three-year shutdown for work to improve the machine’s power and precision. The restart of the Large Hadron Collider at the Cern laboratory near Geneva coincides with the 10th anniversary of the …

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Ailurarctos Reconstruction

The Case of the False Thumb: Giant Panda’s “Amazing” Feature Developed at Least Six Million Years Ago

An artist reconstruction of Ailurarctos from Shuitangba. The grasping function of its false thumb (shown in the right individual) has reached to the level of modern pandas, whereas the radial sesamoid may have protruded slightly more than its modern counterpart during walking (seen in the left individual). Credit: Illustration by Mauricio Anton Eating bamboo? It’s …

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After The Largest Extinction Event on Earth, These Animals Were The First to Recover

After The Largest Extinction Event on Earth, These Animals Were The First to Recover

The Permian–Triassic extinction event, which happened roughly 252 million years ago, is colloquially known as the Great Dying because of the way it obliterated life on Earth – almost ending it completely. It’s the most severe extinction event in history.   Life did recover however, and new research identifies that deposit feeders like worms and …

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