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Earth's Disappearing Animals

This week, a special issue of Science highlights humans' role in the recent extinctions of many species. There have been five mass extinction events on Earth, documented by the fossil record, and researchers say that the planet is currently in the midst of a "sixth extinction wave."

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19-Jun-2014 - Skulls with mix of traits shine light on human evolution
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