Researchers have found a new species in the Smaug genus, named for the deadly dragon in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.
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People traded beads made from ostrich eggshells in vast exchange networks in Africa, researchers find. The practice was a way to maintain relationships.
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A tiny termite might see an elephant's foot as a threat but losing herbivores to hunting may cause even more problems for them.
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Researchers have discovered and digitally cataloged a huge trove of manuscripts from an understudied area in Islamic studies. See the database for yourself.
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Would a refrigerated supply chain for food in sub-Saharan Africa cut or increase emissions? A new study evaluates the pros and cons.
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