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Organic matter discovered on dwarf planet Ceres hints at potential for life

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:40:00 +1100

DAWN DISCOVERY: Simple organic molecules have been detected on the dwarf planet Ceres, adding to evidence it contains key ingredients essential for life.


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Pregnant reptile fossil suggests bird ancestors gave birth to live young

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 +1100

REWRITING REPRODUCTION: The discovery of a fossil of a pregnant marine reptile has provided the first evidence that an ancestor of modern-day birds and crocodiles gave birth to live young.


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Even Earth's deepest ocean trenches contain high levels of pollution

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 09:42:00 +1100

DEEPLY CONCERNING: Deep ocean trenches - considered the most remote places in the world - have levels of toxic, industrial chemicals 50 times higher than a highly polluted river system in China


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