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New dog-sized pachycephalosaur unearthed in southern Alberta

A team of researchers from Canada and the United States have unearthed the oldest pachycephalosaur fossil in North America – maybe even the world – and said its existence hints that other dinosaurs may also have had dog-sized versions.

World's oldest water found in Canadian Shield

Researchers from Canada and the United Kingdom have found that water pouring into of a mine could be as much as 2.6 billion years old and may even support life.

Giant plant-eating dinosaur skulls help researchers understand mega-mingling in the fossil record

The skulls from some of the largest plant-eating dinosaurs to be unearthed at Dinosaur Park may help researchers understand how so many of the mega-sized creatures thrived alongside each other.

Kilonova explosion caught on camera by Hubble

Roughly 4 billion light years away in the constellation, Leo, the explosive remnant of a stellar collision between two neutron stars – predicted to be the source of all the gold and platinum in our universe – may have been caught on camera by an international team of researchers.

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Hepatitis A virus fashions cloak-like envelope from infected cell's membrane

The Hepatitis A virus may hijack an infected cell’s shipping machinery to fashion a cloak-like envelope.  The finding shatters decades old dogma about viruses and may explain how HAV evades our immune system's first responders

Functioning livers created using human stem cells

A team of Japanese researchers have created the first functioning liver-like organ using human stem cells.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine kicks off Nobel Week

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells."

Ebola virus successfully transmitted from pigs to monkeys

After infecting a group of pigs with a deadly form of Ebola virus, a team of Canadian researchers found they passed it to monkeys housed in cages alongside them – the first experimental evidence of Ebola infection spreading between two different animal species.

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Anonymous DNA donors identified by researchers

Using a program called lobSTR, researchers extracted individual, genetic fingerprints from an online database and compared them to gene-based genealogy sites, social media and other online tools, to find their match.

Giant camel fossil unearthed in High Arctic

The collagen fingerprint preserved in a leg bone from Canada's High Arctic has been connected to a giant camel that lived there roughly three-and-a-half million years ago.

Gas giant's atmospheric barcode analyzed by researchers

Using the Keck-2 telescope, researchers have obtained high-resolution images of a jupiter-like planet's atmospheric barcode and said it hints at how the planet – known technically as HR 8799c – was molded.

Stone spear tip technology older than previously thought

An international team of researchers have found evidence that our hominin ancestors were making stone-tipped weapons for hunting approximately 500,000 years ago.


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