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Jul 30, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Asteroids and comets that repeatedly smashed into the early Earth covered the planet's surface with molten rock during its earliest days, but still may have left oases of water that could have supported the evolution of life, scientists say.
Jul 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
Jul 28, 2014 10:14 AM ET
The United Nations has no shortage of, well, nations in its membership, and it's well known for cranking out a sternly worded resolution from time to time, but what can it really DO?
Jul 28, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea, a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas for a major cleaning.
Jul 28, 2014 05:25 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
Jul 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
Jul 25, 2014 09:43 AM ET
We've all heard about the atrocities committed by groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, but other terror groups are in operation that may not be so well known to the general public.
Jul 24, 2014 08:40 AM ET
Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
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