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How discovery of ‘oldest animal life on Earth’ can transform our understanding of early planet

How discovery of ‘oldest animal life on Earth’ can transform...

Researchers found the structures in rock samples from 890 million-year-old reefs...

This fossil could be Earth's earliest known animal

This fossil could be Earth's earliest known animal

A sponge-like fossil dating back approximately 890 million years may be the oldest...

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day trip

Russian lab module docks with space station after 8-day...

Russia's lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on...

Astronomers observe light from behind a black hole for the first time

Astronomers observe light from behind a black hole for...

The researchers, led by Dan Wilkins of Stanford University, observed light from...

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Scientists in Japan create first genetically modified marsupial

Scientists in Japan create first genetically modified marsupial

The technology has previously been used on plants and – far more controversially...

Twin meteor showers will peak tonight — but viewing may be tricky

Twin meteor showers will peak tonight — but viewing may...

Two meteor showers will grace the night skies this week – though the moon may make...

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American scientists have finally finished drafting the human genome

American scientists have finally finished drafting the...

A century ago, scientists knew that genes were spread across 23 pairs of chromosome...

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InSight has revealed surprising secrets about the interior of Mars

InSight has revealed surprising secrets about the interior...

‘Marsquakes’ were detected within months of the InSight probe landing on the Red...

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Dogs can sometimes tell if people are lying to them, study finds

Dogs can sometimes tell if people are lying to them, study...

Scientists believe future studies can help unravel the evolutionary origin of dogs’...

Fireball blazes across Texas sky

Fireball blazes across Texas sky

Texas residents were stunned to see a fireball blaze across the sky on Sunday night.

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‘Confused messaging’ around Oxford vaccine helping fuel Covid spread, says scientist behind jab

‘Confused messaging’ around Oxford vaccine helping fuel...

Exclusive: Experts say vaccines remain key to fighting Covid despite concerns over...

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Revealed: Britain’s oldest stained glass windows – hiding in plain sight for 900 years

Revealed: Britain’s oldest stained glass windows – hiding...

Exclusive: Research reveals Canterbury stained glass dates back to the 12th century...

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