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‘Tough invasion. Tough fight’: WWII Vet Recalls the Peleliu and Okinawa Campaigns

In December of 1943 Anthony “Tony” Procassini was a few credit hours short of graduating from the University of Michigan ...
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Distant Discoveries

Western Australian Museum is more than a collection of buildings. It is the home to over eight million collection items, ...
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Agnes Callard on the agency of becoming

Let's say you’ve decided to enrich yourself by learning to appreciate classical music, even though you didn't have much previous ...
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How dancing helps me think, and thinking helps me dance

I’m a lifelong dancer and a political theorist. ‘Work’ and ‘thinking’ in one part of my life are entirely physical, ...
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Wits researchers unravel the mystery of non-cotectic magmatic rocks

(University of the Witwatersrand) Research shows that an excess amount of some minerals contained in non-cotetic rocks may originate in ...
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When three species of human ancestor walked the Earth

(Arizona State University) In a paper published this week in Science, an international team of scientists share details of the ...
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Six million-year-old bird skeleton points to arid past of Tibetan plateau

(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) Researchers from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of ...
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Our direct human ancestor Homo erectus is older than we thought

(University of Johannesburg) A Homo erectus skullcap found northwest of Johannesburg in South Africa has been identified as the oldest ...
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Why John Adams Defended British Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials

The blood remained fresh on the snow outside Boston’s Custom House on the morning of March 6, 1770. Hours earlier, ...
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