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Oct 7, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Venezuela now has its first meat-loving dinosaur, a scrappy carnivore known as Thief of Tachira.
Is there anything left to discover? Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found?
Sep 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Dust from the Sahara blows minerals from fish fossils across the Atlantic and helps plants grow in the Amazon rainforest.
Sep 2, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mind-altering substances were all the rage 1,500 years ago, at least among certain elite members of a South American society.
Aug 7, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A sandstorm exposes undiscovered geoglyphs near the mysterious Nazca rock lines.
Aug 5, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Venezuela's first-known dinosaur provides some of the earliest evidence that at least some dinosaurs lived in herds.
Feb 26, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mysterious mummy that sat in a German collection for over a century was once an Incan woman who was murdered with blunt-force trauma to the head, possibly in a ritual sacrifice, new research suggests.
Feb 5, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Discovery News
A series of explosions rocked Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people from nearby villages.
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