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US team uncovers possible new dinosaur species in Montana

WOODLAND PARK, Colo.Experts at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center are confident the bones found by a team in Montana are those of a previously undiscovered species.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports outside experts will confirm whether this is indeed a new species of dinosaur, nicknamed Ava due to its resemblance to the plant-eating Avaceratops.

Cave bone trove reveals a new human ancestor

MAGALIESBURG, South Africa—Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree—revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely-accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.

The creature shows a surprising mix of human-like and more primitive characteristics—some experts called it “bizarre” and “weird.”

Bone trove deep in South African cave reveals a new human ancestor, raises mysteries

MAGALIESBURG, South Africa Scientists say they’ve discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa.

The creature shows a surprising mix of human-like and more primitive characteristics ‚Äî some experts called it “bizarre” and “weird.”

Drilling boom’s growing toll: scarred land, threatened water from thousands of waste spills

CROSSROADS, N.M. Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil — lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds.

New crew docks at space station

MOSCOW—A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new crew docked at the International Space Station today after a safe but unusually long two-day flight.

The arrival of Russia’s Sergei Volkov, Denmark’s Andreas Mogensen, and Kazakhstan’s Aidyn Aimbetov brings the number of astronauts on the orbiting space outpost to nine for the first time since November, 2013.