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Day: June 21, 2017

Volcanoes Allowed Dinosaurs to Conquer Earth

S u m m a r y : Volcanic eruptions paved the way for dinosaurs to conquer the Earth, suggests a new study published in the journal PNAS. The Rise of the Dinosaurs Dinosaurs are known to have walked the Earth ever so freely following the end of the Triassic period: back then (around 200

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An Egyptian Wooden Toe: World’s Oldest Prosthesis

S u m m a r y : Meet the world’s oldest prosthesis: a 3,000-year-old wooden toe discovered in an ancient cemetery in Egypt. Wooden Toe in Female Burial An artificial wooden toe has been found in a female burial located in the necropolis of Sheikh ’Abd el-Qurna, Egypt. The ancient prosthetic, dating back to

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