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Oldest-known stone tools pre-date Homo

Scientists working in the desert badlands of northwestern Kenya have found stone tools dating back 3.3 million years, long before the advent of modern humans, and by far the oldest such artifacts yet discovered. The tools, ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Light reflection pinpoints Pilbara weed invasion

Remote weed detection is set for major advancement after Curtin University researchers successfully used satellite spectral imagery to pinpoint clusters of one of Australia's most invasive weed species in the Pilbara.

dateSep 21, 2015 in Environment
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