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Diner accidentally discovers dinosaur footprints at restaurant in China

Diner accidentally discovers dinosaur footprints at restaurant in China

Comment on this story Comment A diner sitting in the outdoor courtyard of a small restaurant in China’s Sichuan province happened to look down at the ground and spot something unusual. It appeared to be a dinosaur footprint. Two weeks ago, Chinese paleontologists confirmed that the diner was right. The depressions had in fact been …

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China says closely tracking rocket debris hurtling towards Earth

China says closely tracking rocket debris hurtling towards Earth

Beijing says uncontrolled re-entry of rocket debris poses little risk to anyone on the ground. Remnants of a large Chinese rocket are expected to streak through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry that Beijing says it is closely tracking but poses little risk to anyone on Earth. The Long March 5B rocket blasted …

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New studies agree that animals sold at Wuhan market are most likely what started Covid-19 pandemic | CNN

New studies agree that animals sold at Wuhan market are most likely what started Covid-19 pandemic | CNN

CNN  —  In June, the World Health Organization recommended that scientists continue to research all possible origins of the Covid-19 pandemic, including a lab leak. Two newly published studies take totally different approaches but arrive at the same conclusion: The Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan, China, was most likely the epicenter for the coronavirus. The …

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The footprints belong to two sauropods with the largest measuring 26 feet in length. The dinosaurs walked the Earth 100 million years ago

Footprints of the world’s largest dinosaur species that lived 100 million years ago found in China

Gigantic footprints of the world’s largest dinosaur species, a sauropod, which roamed the Earth 100 million years ago have been uncovered in the courtyard of a restaurant in China. Sauropods are distinguished by their massive size, they could grow up to 50 feet long, and their long necks and tails. The famous brontosaurus is part …

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DNA from ancient population in Southern China suggests Native Americans' East Asian roots

DNA from ancient population in Southern China suggests Native Americans’ East Asian roots

The lateral view of the skull unearthed from Red Dear Cave. Credit: Xueping Ji For the first time, researchers successfully sequenced the genome of ancient human fossils from the Late Pleistocene in southern China. The data, published July 14 in the journal Current Biology, suggests that the mysterious hominin belonged to an extinct maternal branch …

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'Thor: Love and Thunder' is the sixth Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in a row to be shut out of China. Here's why the movies haven't been released there, from LGBTQ themes to online controversies.

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ is the sixth Marvel Cinematic Universe movie in a row to be shut out of China. Here’s why the movies haven’t been released there, from LGBTQ themes to online controversies.

“Thor: Love and Thunder,” the 29th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, earned $302 million worldwide in its debut in theaters over the weekend, including $143 million in the US. But China didn’t contribute to the movie’s successful box-office launch — and it likely never will. “Love and Thunder” hasn’t been approved by China’s film …

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