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Indonesian earthquake kills at least 13

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's West Papua province Friday, killing at least 13 people and causing dozens of buildings and homes to collapse, officials said.The magnitude-6.4 quake struck at 11:25 a.m.

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Arctic Climate Change Uncovered

56 million years of Arctic history were recently uncovered during the course of the world’s largest Earth Science programme, which should enable scientists to understand climate change more effectively.

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Mount St. Helens' new dome is growing fast

If lava continues to pile up inside the blasted crater of Mount St. Helens at the current rate, the volcano could rebuild its summit in about 10 years.Geologists say it's unlikely the current furious lava production will continue.

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Southwest Iran again hit by quake

An earthquake measuring 4.9 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook the city of Shoushtar in the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Saturday morning for the seventhtime.

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Fossil of last great ape ancestor found

Paleontologiosts from the Miguel Crusafont Institute of Paleontology and the Diputacisn de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain have found a fossil of a new ape species called Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, ...

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