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fossils

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NASA scientist: Fossils of alien life on meteorite

Dr. Richard B. Hoover, an astrobiologist with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, claims there's fossil evidence of bacterial life on meteorite he studied.

By Mar. 5, 2011

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Who needs 100-foot scuba limits with this 1,000-foot exosuit?

Recreational divers must not go deeper than 100 feet, but this special suit, on display at the American Museum of Natural History, allows safe diving for hours.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Artificial tails make chickens walk like dinosaurs

Scientists determined to study how dinosaurs walked attach some silly-looking plunger butts onto modern chickens.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Smithsonian now lets you view artifacts in 3D

The museum's new online 3D viewer lets you examine such objects as the life mask of Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers' first plane, and Amelia Earhart's flight suit.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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Record dinosaur tail unearthed in Mexico

Paleontologists in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila reveal a 16-foot dinosaur tail with 50 connected vertebrae intact.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Global warming to create horses like cats, snakes like horses?

I'm not sure we're ready for this, but global warming may ruin horse racing -- if paleontologists' descriptions (and prognostications) are to be believed.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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NASA re-creates ancient Mars on YouTube

As the space agency prepares to launch a new Martian probe, it shows us a warmer, wetter Red Planet.

By Nov. 13, 2013

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The Week in Pictures: Chromecast and Cassini shots

Some of the top tech images of the week include Google's attempt to change the way we watch TV, CNET's big news on appliance reviews, and paleontologists digging up a huge dinosaur tail.

By Jul. 27, 2013

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Bus-sized 'Game of Thrones' dragon skull lands on beach

If you're going to create a dragon skull for a publicity stunt, you might as well go big. Really big.

By Jul. 17, 2013

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Blood-filled mosquito fossil found -- still no 'Jurassic Park'

It's not old enough to have slurped dino blood, but a well-fed mosquito from 46 million years ago is the first such fossil to be discovered.

By Oct. 15, 2013