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Life Was Already Moving 2.1 Billion Years Ago
The appearance of mobility in multicellular beings could be much older than we thought. This at least, is what the small fossilised tunnels found in 2.1 billion-year-old rocks in Gabon suggest.
A Bite into the Past of Extinct Marine Reptiles
Geochemists and paleontologists have cracked the secrets sealed in the calcium isotopes of fossil teeth to reveal why many large marine reptiles vanished from the Earth’s oceans during the mass...
Hunting for the Origins of Humankind
In the spring of 2016, a team of French researchers headed for Namibia to look for human fossil sites. Read on for a day-to-day account of their first exploratory mission.
Biomass: Chemistry's New Eldorado?
Why not use organic waste from domestic refuse to make tomorrow's cosmetics and plastics? Ongoing research by chemistry labs in this area could turn biomass into a plausible alternative to...
Does Big Data Cause Pollution?
A Historical Treasure Bordering Ancient Mesopotamia
The Sound of 18th-Century Paris
Deep into Japanese Suburbs
Nature Declining Globally at Alarming Rate
A Future Earth for Sustainable Development