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Dinosaur bones yield likely blood, collagen

Jun 10, 2015

Dinosaur bones yield likely blood, collagen

Scientists said Tuesday they have discovered what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibers in dinosaur bones, a find that may boost prospects of prizing organic remains from a much wider range of fossils. Using molecular microscopy, a British team analyzed eight ...

From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided

Jun 10, 2015

From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided

German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into the Group of Seven summit in the Bavarian Alps with a broad agenda, but combating climate change was a top priority. At the two-day meeting of the leaders of Germany, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the U.S., ...

Jun 10, 2015

Climate peril stirring in permafrost, experts tell U.N.

Scientists on Tuesday called for action to defuse a time bomb of Arctic greenhouse gas trapped in thawing permafrost as negotiators at U.N. talks grappled over a climate rescue pact. About 1,500 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon-based gas are estimated to be locked in ...