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Skull Shakes Family Tree

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
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By Molly Michelson The discovery of a very complete skull in Dmanisi, Georgia is shaking up the human family tree. Last week in Science, researchers reported finding a Homo skull with both an intact cranium and mandible (lower jaw). A finding so complete is quite rare, and this particular specimen displays characters and features that [...]

Woodpecker Inspiration

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
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Can scientists create technology to mimic woodpeckers’ shock-absorbing heads?

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