Nature

Scientists have uncovered a splintered remnant of Earth’s continental crust from millions of years ago, embedded in the isolated wilderness of northern Canada. Baffin Island, located in between the Canadian mainland and Greenland, is a vast Arctic expanse covering over 500,000 square kilometres (almost 200,000 square miles), making it the fifth largest island in the
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Ancient fern-like creatures known as rangeomorphs might not have been as lonely as we once imagined. Filaments discovered in half-a-billion year old rocks in Newfoundland, Canada, suggest clusters of these early animals could have connected up through a network of thin fibres. Exactly what these fibres did isn’t all that clear. Suggestions range from shared
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A microscopic look at dinosaur cartilage from roughly 75 million years ago has turned up a cluster of exquisitely-preserved cells, and they just might contain something rather familiar. Dusting off the skulls of two juvenile duck-billed dinosaurs (Hypacrosaurus stebingeri), shelved after their discovery in the 1980s, researchers noticed a bunch of tiny circular structures at
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