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Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel  CNN

Oldest DNA sheds light on a 2 million-year-old ecosystem that has no modern parallel CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A core of ice age sediment from northern Greenland has yielded the world’s oldest sequences of DNA. The 2 million-year-old DNA samples revealed the now largely lifeless polar region was once home to …

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This May Be The Oldest Fragment of Modern Humans in Europe, Or Something Even Rarer

This May Be The Oldest Fragment of Modern Humans in Europe, Or Something Even Rarer

An ancient jawbone previously thought to have belonged to a Neanderthal may force a rethink on the history of modern humans in Europe. A new analysis of the broken mandible reveals that it has nothing in common with other Neanderthal remains. Rather, it could belong to a Homo sapiens – and, since it’s dated to …

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Fossil found in drawer is found to be the oldest known modern lizard

The fossilized remains of a small, sharp-toothed lizard, left in a cupboard for more than half a century, have pushed back the origins of the group that encompasses modern snakes and lizards by tens of millions of years. The specimen was collected in the 1950s from a quarry near Tortworth in Gloucestershire by the late …

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Fossil overturns more than a century of knowledge about the origin of modern birds

Fossil overturns more than a century of knowledge about the origin of modern birds

Artist’s reconstruction of the last known toothed bird, Janavis finalidens, in its original environment surrounded by the co-occurring ‘wonderchicken’, Asteriornis. 66.7 million years ago parts of Belgium were covered by a shallow sea, and conditions were similar to modern tropical beaches in places like the Bahamas. Janavis was a very large marine bird, with long …

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Players Abhor The New Hulu-Like Menus

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Players Abhor The New Hulu-Like Menus

Image: Activision Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is ostensibly a game about shooting people in the face. But like lots of other modern games, it’s also about playing dress-up and navigating an endless sea of ​​unlocks and monetizable cosmetics. While the shooting is good, the stream of menus in-between has some players raging and …

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Modern Warfare 2 M16 loadout, best class build and how to unlock the M16

Modern Warfare 2 M16 loadout, best class build and how to unlock the M16

The M16 is an assault rifle in Modern Warfare 2. Much like in previous entries, the Modern Warfare 2 M16 features a three-round burst which results in a high Time to Kill (TTK), particularly when gunning for the chest and above. With its effectiveness at mid-long range, it’s a versatile weapon for several modes. However, …

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Modern Warfare 2 FSS Hurricane loadout, best class build and how to unlock the FSS Hurricane

Modern Warfare 2 FSS Hurricane loadout, best class build and how to unlock the FSS Hurricane

The FSS Hurricane is part of Modern Warfare 2‘s arsenal and, just like it did in the beta, it has once again proven to be a superb SMG. This weapon brings to the table useful features for players who want to dominate matches in Modern Warfare 2; it’s a fast weapon that works pretty well …

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