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The Archaeopteryx that wasn't

Paleontologists at LMU correct a case of misinterpretation: The first fossil "Archaeopteryx" to be discovered is actually a predatory dinosaur belonging to the anchiornithid family, which was previously known only from finds ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Bronze Age artifacts used meteoric iron

You may already be surprised to hear there are iron objects dating back to the Bronze Age, but their meteorite origin is even more astonishing. Though meteorites had already been recognized as one source of this metal, the ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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