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Apr 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Ancient teeth from Italy suggest that the arrival of modern humans in Western Europe coincided with the demise of Neanderthals.
Mar 24, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The animals were set free after tests confirmed they were free of bovine TB and parasitic tapeworms.
Mar 23, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Two vast underground domes are buried under central Australia that researchers have realized are the scars of the biggest and most powerful asteroid impact yet found on Earth.
Mar 23, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Fifteen species are on the brink of extinction, and could die out during our lifetimes, finds new research.
Mar 19, 2015 04:45 PM ET // AFP
A study just released is the first to examine the European wild bee population.
Jan 9, 2015 03:45 AM ET
News that the monarch butterfly has nearly vanished from the planet means it may be be deemed an endangered species. What does that mean? Trace and Julia read the fine print in the Endangered Species Act.
Dec 19, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Michael Thurston, AFP
Scientists are facing desperate options in the fight to save northern white rhinos from extinction.
Dec 10, 2014 10:10 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The rarest and most endangered marine mammal in the world is on the brink of disappearing, new research suggests.
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