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  • On the hunt for megafauna in North America

    Research from Curtin University has found that pre-historic climate change does not explain the extinction of megafauna in North America at the end of the last Ice Age.

    phys.org
  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    May 22–May 28, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. This week’s selection includes a

    WTOP
  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    May 15–May 21, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. This week’s selection includes a

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  • AP Week in Pictures, North America

    May 8–May 14, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. This week’s selection includes a

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  • Incredible fossil find is the oldest known parasite

    510 million-year-old rocks in China preserve brachiopods and their parasites.

    arstechnica.com
  • Arrogate, North America's richest racehorse, dies

    Arrogate, winner of the 2016 Breeders' Cup Classic and the champion 3-year-old male that year on his way to becoming North America's all-time leading money earner, has died. He was 7.

    ESPN.com
  • Scientists find out which of the metazoans has the smallest known genome

    "Orthonectida is a group of parasitic creatures that was discovered long ago—in 1877. However, their position in the animal system until recently remained a mystery," said George Slyusarev, Professor at St Petersburg University and Doctor of Biology. "Initially, they were considered extremely primitive animals that occupy an intermediate position between Protozoans and Metazoans. Hence, their old name is 'mesozoa': from the Greek 'meso'—(between) animals and protists. However, when we began to...

    phys.org