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Greenland ice cores provide vision of the future

Ice cores drilled in the Greenland ice sheet, recounting the history of the last great warming period more than 120,000 years ago, are giving scientists their clearest insight to a world that was warmer than today.

Warning signs from ancient Greek tsunami

San Francisco -- In the winter of 479 B.C., a tsunami was the savior of Potidaea, drowning hundreds of Persian invaders as they lay siege to the ancient Greek village.

Scans Catch Prehistoric Mite Hitching Ride On 50 Million Year Old Spider

Scientists have produced amazing three-dimensional images of a prehistoric mite as it hitched a ride on the back of a 50 million-year-old spider.

Decline and recovery of coral reefs linked to 700 years of human and environmental activity

Degradation of coral reefs has been contributed to by human activity

Ancient wild horses help unlock past

The lack of genetic diversity in modern horses has been shown to be caused by methods of modern domestication processes.