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Crab In Burmese Amber

The new fossil from the Cretaceous of Myanmar preserves large compound eyes, delicate mouthparts, and even gills. Cretapsara athanata, a modern-looking eubrachyuran crab in Burmese amber. Image credit: Luque et al., doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj5689. True crabs (members of the infraorder Brachyura) are an iconic group of crustaceans whose remarkable diversity of …

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Modern Snake Diversity

About 66 million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is now Mexico. The impact eradicated roughly 75% of the animal and plant species on Earth, including whole groups like non-avian dinosaurs and ammonites. New research from the …

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Rhinoceros Family

  Researhers have sequenced the genomes of two living and three extinct rhinoceros species and compared them to existing data from the remaining three living species and a range of outgroups. A paleoartist’s reconstruction of the three extinct species whose genomes were sequenced by Liu et al.: in the foreground …

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Neotropical Rainforests

About 66 million years ago (the end of the Cretaceous period), a 10-km-wide asteroid crashed into Earth near the site of the small town of Chicxulub in what is now Mexico. The impact unleashed an incredible amount of climate-changing gases into the atmosphere, triggering a chain of events that led …

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Silurian Trilobite

Had Modern Type of Compound Eye Paleontologists have found that Aulacopleura koninckii, a species of trilobite that lived around 429 million years ago (Silurian period), was equipped with a fully modern type of visual system — an apposition compound eye comparable to that of living bees, dragonflies and many diurnal …

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Master modern marketing technology leadership over 3 intense days

We’re only 7 weeks away from the MarTech conference in San Francisco, May 9-11. This will be the biggest and best one yet, with 70+ sessions, 100+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors and sponsors, and 2,500+ marketing and marketing technology leaders gathering together to meet, learn, and be inspired by each other. If you’re working …

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Modern Nightstands Are Officially A Cool Décor Trend

Photo: xavierfurniture on Instagram  While nightstands are usually not regarded as the most important feature of a bedroom, the interior design spotlight has officially turned its focus to bedside tables. This season, modernized nightstands take the cake at home as a must-have to complete every design enthusiast’s bedroom. If you’re wondering …

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Adorn Your Home With Mid-Century Modern Décor Now

Photo: wunderblumen on Instagram  The calendar may read 2017, but the architecture and interior design worlds continue to draw their inspiration from the world of mid-century modern design. Inspired by the years 1933 to 1965, this decorating style pays tribute to past decades which have left an impact on the design …

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