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Dinosaur fossil shatters auction records after an American buyer paid $45 million

The nearly complete fossilized remains of a stegosaurus fetched $44.6 million at auction Wednesday, Sotheby’s said. The buyer’s name was not disclosed.…

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Rare fossil discovery sheds light on lives of mysterious human species

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A second Trump term could slow U.S. shift away from fossil fuels : NPR

A man uses an umbrella at a campaign rally for former President Donald Trump on June 9 in Las Vegas,…

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Energy emissions hit record high on rising fossil fuel demand, says report

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Fossil fuel producers, corn growers sue to block new Biden vehicle emissions rule

3alexd Biofuels groups joined oil and gas producers this week to file a lawsuit seeking to block the Biden administration’s…

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Early ants may have had complex social lives, fossil data suggests

Even the earliest ants may have been social butterflies. Ants fossilized in 100-million-year-old amber have sensory equipment that suggests they…

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Fossil finds amplify Europe’s status as a hotbed of great ape evolution

Two lines of ancient apes, including what may be the smallest great ape yet, lived alongside each other in Europe,…

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‘Ugly’ fossil places extinct saber-toothed cat on Texas coast

Important scientific finds don’t always come in the biggest, buzziest packages. Sometimes new discoveries come in little ugly rocks. Such…

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Fossil trove reveals three new species of ancient egg-laying mammals

Illustration of six ancient monotreme species whose fossilised remains were found at Lightning Ridge, Australia Illustration by Peter Shouten From…

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Fossil snake discovered in India may have been the largest ever

Artist’s illustration of a snake from the Madtsoiidae family modified from nixillustration.com Fossil remains discovered in India have been identified…

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