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Fossil Treasure-Trove Reveals Post-Extinction World Ruled by Sponges

(TERRA DAILY) – New deposits with exceptionally well-preserved fossil communities are always exciting, but some are more interesting than others. Windows into particularly important times or environments can tell palaeontologists

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Scientists Find ‘Oldest Human Ancestor’

(BBC) – Researchers have discovered the earliest known ancestor of humans – along with a vast range of other species. They say that fossilised traces of the 540-million-year-old creature are

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China Tells Local Meteorological Bureaus to Stop Smog Alerts

(TERRA DAILY) – China is suspending local meteorological bureaus from issuing smog alerts, media reported Wednesday, raising suspicions the government is attempting to suppress information about the country’s air pollution

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Study Finds E-Waste in Asia Has Increased at a Staggering Pace

(GIZMODO) – According to a new report from the United Nations University, higher incomes and more affordable prices have lead to an enormous jump in the levels of electronic goods

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Will China Become a Leader on Global Climate Action?

(GIZMODO) – For the last few years, the United States has been a lukewarm leader on global climate action. Now, if President-elect Donald Trump keeps his campaign promises, it may

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In Search Of Alien Life, China Completes World’s Largest Radio Telescope

(TECH TIMES) – A massive gray reflector now lies between the hills of Pingtang County as China on July 3, Sunday, hoisted its finishing touches on the world’s largest radio

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$250 Billion to Supply and Launch 1,450 Satellites Over 10 Years

(SPACE DAILY) – According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built and Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult

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Tesla Removes ‘Autopilot’ from China Website After Beijing Crash

By Jake Spring and Alexandria Sage SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla removed the word “autopilot” and a Chinese term for “self-driving” from its China website after a driver in Beijing

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China’s Robotics Rush Shows How Its Debt Can Get Out of Control

By Nathaniel Taplin WUHU, China (Reuters) – Down a side street bracketed by massage parlors and cheap hotels in this city on the banks of the Yangtze river, a humanoid

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U.S. Weighs Dangers, Benefits of Naming Russia in Cyber Hack

By Warren Strobel and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Wary of a global confrontation with Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama must carefully weigh how to respond to what security experts

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