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Fossil of ‘early spider’ discovered; 305 million years old

A team of researchers has discovered the fossil of a 305-million-year-old arachnid, which will help scientists to understand more about the early origins of modern-day spiders. The new species, named Idmonarachne brasieri in honour of Professor Martin Brasier, University of Oxford, who passed away in December 2014, was found in ...

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Humans settled, set fire to Madagascar’s forests 1,000 years ago

There’s no question that our species has had a dramatic impact on the planet’s physical environment, particularly over the last few centuries, with the rise of modern industry, transportation, and infrastructure. But as new research shows, humans have been transforming the landscape, with lasting impacts, since long before the start ...

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Long Thanh airport project likely years behind schedule

Long Thanh airport project likely years behind schedule DONG NAI (VNS) — The building of Long Thanh International Airport, which is set to become Viet Nam’s largest airport, will likely be inaugurated five years behind schedule if it follows procedures as required, the National Assembly Economic Committee said. To complete ...

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