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A team of scientists including Carnegie’s Michael Ackerson and Bjørn Mysen revealed that granites from Yosemite National Park contain minerals
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At an archaeological site in northeastern Jordan, researchers have discovered the charred remains of a flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400
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Researchers take a deep look into a diamond to see how the atoms in its platelet defects are arranged in
Hawaii’s Big Island has been under siege for the last two weeks due to violent activity from the Kilauea volcano, which has
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Waitomo is a village located in the northern King Country region of the North Island of New Zealand. The village is popular