Bird That Lived 120 Million Years Ago Was First To Eat Fruit

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The Cretaceous bird Jeholornis pooping out seeds from fruit, helping fruit-bearing plants take over the world. Undated photo illustration. (Illustration by Zhixin Han and Yifan Wang,SWNS/Newsflash)

The earliest-known animal to eat fruit was an ancient bird that lived 120 million years ago, according to new research. Hundreds of animals eat fruit now, but most fruit-bearing plants…

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Archaeologists Find 3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Under Single Metre Of Soil Trampled On Daily

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Photo shows white bowl with red geometric pattern, which was broken on purpose, undated photo. An archaeological discovery in Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico revealed it as one of the oldest sites in the Basin of Mexico. (Mauricio Marat, INAH/Newsflash)

Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered artefacts including arrowheads and human figurines that had laid buried for over 3,000 years under a single metre of earth that is trampled on…

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SpaceX Launches Its 25th Resupply Mission To The International Space Station

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Liftoff of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Cargo Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station on the 14th of July 2022 in Florida, USA. (NASA's Kennedy Space Center/Newsflash)

SpaceX has achieved a new milestone and the launch of its 25th resupply mission to the International Space Station. The footage was obtained from NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC), which…

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Scientists To Use Moondust And 3D Printers To Build Lunar Settlements

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The MOONRISE technology shall be used on the Moon, where it will melt lunar dust with a laser. (LZH/Newsflash)

Space scientists are planning to turn lunar dust into the raw material for 3D printers to construct settlements and landing pads on the Moon. The project - being carried out…

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Mystery Of Huge Swastika Mowed Into Field Baffles German Cops

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The 20-metre-large swastika which was observed by journalist Julian Ropcke from a plane in a field in the German state of Brandenburg. (Newsflash)

A huge swastika mowed into a field of grass is being investigated by police in Germany after it was spotted out of a plane window. The 60-foot design - the…

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Manchester Experts Designing AI Robots To Work In Most Extreme Places

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Investigating the flashover effects of a shielded drone in The University of Manchester high voltage lab. (The University of Manchester/Newsflash)

Manchester University experts are designing AI-powered robots to work in some of the most hazardous places on Earth and outer space. Manchester researchers have been advising government and energy sector…

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Study Rules Out Ice Age Hotspot Theory

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Simulations by the University of Vienna in Austria show a strong influence of clouds on global ice ages in the history of the Earth: Clouds and their radiation reflection are an important influencing factor for the stability of a possible water belt state of the Earth in the cryogenium. (IMK-TRO/Newsflash)

A long-standing theory that an equatorial belt of warm water fostered life during the earth's Ice Age has been dismissed by a new study. New findings by scientists from Vienna…

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Photographer Captures Rare Super Flower Blood Moon

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Phases of the rare super flower blood moon were photographed by Isa Turan, 40, an amateur photographer and drone pilot, in the district of Cesme in Izmir, Turkey on 16th May 2022. (Isa Turan/Newsflash)

These incredible images, taken by a photographer on the western Turkish coast, show the Super Flower Blood Moon in eclipse on Sunday night. On the night of 15th May, the…

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Astronomers Find 2,000 New Asteroids In Their Own Files

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In this Hubble observation taken on 5 December 2005 the Main Belt asteroid 2001 SE101 passes in front of the Crab Nebula. (NASA, ESA HST, Melina Thvenot/Newsflash)

Astronomers have unearthed traces of nearly 2,000 previously unknown asteroids found by the Hubble Space Telescope but hidden in its files for 20 years. Artificial intelligence has helped scientists discover…

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