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Crystals and eggshells tell a 105,000-year-old story of humans in the Kalahari Desert
The artifacts suggest early people didn't just live on the African coasts.
Were rocks on the menu for these ancient birds?
A deeper look at crystals pulled from a fossil’s stomach presents an intriguing counterargument.
Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth
It all went down 36 million years ago.
Navy Makes Armor Clear As Clay
Well, transparent clay, that they made armor out of
Physicists Propose Building a Crystal of Space-Time
One of the simplest and most common physical objects is your average crystal, a collection of atoms arranged in an … Continued
Nobel-Winning Quasicrystals Appear to Have Come From Space
Rare crystals found in Russia were likely deposited there by meteorites
Chemist Once Accused of ‘Quasi-Science’ Wins Nobel For Quasicrystal Discovery
Vindication has to be one of the most satisfying effects of a Nobel Prize win — after years of work, … Continued
Scientists Revive Ancient Bacteria Trapped In Crystals
Inside this salt crystal, which weighs just two tenths of a gram, is an ancient ecosystem: 30,000-year-old bacteria and the … Continued
After 10 Years’ Work, Scientists Unveil Detailed 3-D Map of Virus That Causes the Common Cold
The most detailed microscopic crystallography image ever created