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scientist with woolly mammoth tusk

Researchers extracted and analyzed DNA from ancient mammoth remains, like this tusk found by a river on the Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia, and found evidence of isolation and inbreeding just prior to the animal’s extinction.

Chilesaurus

MIX AND MATCH  Fossils found in Chile reveal a new dinosaur species with a mishmash of anatomy — a little bit T. rex and a little bit Brontosaurus.

dusty shoes

The biggest influences on the microbes living in dust are the soil, plants and climate nearby, not whether you live in a city or the country. 

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