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A new fossil species found in Spain

In the '80s, Spanish researchers found the first fossils of Cloudina in Spain, a small fossil of tubular appearance and one of the first animals that developed an external skeleton between 550 and 543 millio ...

Mar 25, 2010
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Giant sculptured Mayan head found

(PhysOrg.com) -- A decorated Mayan head measuring three meters (10 feet) at the base and sculptured out of stucco has been unearthed in northern Guatemala, near the border with Mexico. The sculpture had been ...

Jan 27, 2010 report
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Anti-smoking law helps waiters to quit smoking

Researchers from the Catalan Institute of Oncology have studied the impact of the law banning smoking in public places such as bars and restaurants on those working in these places. The results are positive ...

Sep 10, 2009
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Key issues for the future of wind energy

The prestigious journal Energy Policy has recently reported two studies that highlight some key issues for the future of wind energy in Spain. A team of engineers from the University of Zaragoza believes it is ...

Sep 08, 2009
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Huge telescope opens in Spain's Canary Islands

(AP) -- One of the world's most powerful telescopes opened its shutters for the first time Friday to begin exploring faint light from distant parts of the universe. The Gran Telescopio Canarias, a euro130 ...

Jul 24, 2009
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Rainfall to decrease over Iberian Peninsula

Scientists have recorded a decline in winter precipitation over the past 60 years in Spain, and they now forecast that precipitation will also decrease in spring and summer. A team from the Pyrenean Institute ...

Jul 23, 2009
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