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May 22, 2015 08:23 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
About 425 million years ago, a sneaky worm-like parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone.
May 12, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Gold is a precious metal associated with power and privilege, two virtues that historically have had absolutely nothing to do with mining or the gold trade.
Mar 9, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
Feb 2, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A once-thriving Mesoamerican metropolis dried up about 1,000 years ago when below-average rainfall triggered centuries-long droughts.
Dec 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known horned dinosaur from North America was not exactly kissable, given its spiky cheekbones and sharp beak. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
An ancient Roman pond, surrounded by bits of Roman pottery, garbage pits and even a bronze fingernail cleaner, was unearthed in southern England.
Dec 1, 2014 08:40 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
The stark, barren landscape of Banks Island in Canada has yielded more than 8,000 shark teeth that date back millions of years.
Nov 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Researchers have deciphered an ancient Egyptian handbook, revealing a series of invocations and spells.
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