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Scientists find ancient mountains that fed early life

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Scientists have found a huge mountain range in Gondwana, 600 million years ago. It ran from modern west Africa to northeast Brazil, and as it eroded it fed the oceans with nutrients that fueled an explosion of early life on Earth. Read More
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Natural selection causes early migration, shorter parental care for shorebirds

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — All bird migrations are fraught with danger – from the risk of not finding enough food, to facing stormy weather, and most importantly – trying not to be eaten along the way. Raptors such as peregrine falcons are the main predators of migratory birds, and huge flocks of congregating shorebirds can be easy pickings. In a new paper, researchers provide new evidence that shorebird species can adopt Read More
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Campfire Tales Served as Early Human Social Media

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Firelight storytelling helps people develop and spread culture and abstract ideas, an anthropologist says. Sharing tales around a fire can also reinforce social traditions, encourage harmony and equality, and create a sense of community. Read More
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Gravity Moved Continents on Early Earth

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Continents move, but what got them going? A new computer model shows it was gravity. Whole continents flattened out under their own weight. Read More
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Early Earth less 'Hellish' than previously thought

Posted by External 35 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Conditions on Earth during its first 500 million years may have been cool enough to form oceans of water instead of being too hot for life to form. This alternate view of Earth's first geologic eon, called the Hadean, has gained substantial new support from the first detailed comparison of zircon crystals that formed more than 4 billion years ago with those formed contemporaneously in Iceland, wh Read More
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Household air pollution puts more than one in three people worldwide at risk of ill health, early death

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Household air pollution, caused by the use of plant-based or coal fuel for cooking, heating, and lighting, is putting nearly three billion people worldwide at risk of ill health and early death, according to a new article. Read More
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Early Human Ancestor's Brain Didn't Grow Like Modern Humans'

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The skull of an ancient human ancestor fails to show evidence of the type of brain expansion typically seen in modern human infants, according to a new study. Read More
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Fisherman Pulls Up Beastly Evidence of Early Americans

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A mastodon skull and an ancient knife found deep below the water in the Chesapeake Bay could hint that Europeans first colonized the Americas, though the evidence is controversial. Read More
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