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by Live Science Staff | August 30, 2014 02:18pm ET
Stark Beauty: Images of Israel's Negev Desert
Image Gallery: Butterfly Metamorphosis in 3D
Gallery: California's Deep-Diving Elephant Seals
Nature Under Glass: Gallery of Victorian Microscope Slides
Image Gallery: WWII Lard, Relics Revealed by Storms
Image Gallery: Stone-Age Saharan Burials
The Evolution of Baby Brains
Credit: Wits University
An ancient skull — an ancestor of the modern day human — indicates the brain growth seen in infants did not take place until the
species of humans
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Early Human Ancestor's Brain Didn't Grow Like Modern Humans'
'Walking' fish reveals secrets
Credit: Antoine Morin
New findings indicate that fish may be more able to evolve into air-breathing, walking creatures than earlier believed.
Unusual Fish that 'Walks' Holds Clues to Animal Evolution
Schrödinger's Cat and Strange Physics
Credit: Gabriela Barreto Lemos
Researchers have shed light on this famous thought experiment using colored lasers to sneak a peak into the proverbial cat in a box.
Schrödinger's Cat Comes into View with Strange Physics
Watch out, here they come
Credit: YouTube Screenshot, Google
Amazon is not alone in the delivery drone race any longer. Google has joined the race with "Project Wing."
'Project Wing': Google Unveils New Drone-Delivery System
A hungry storm
Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
A tiny storm in the Pacific ocean off the coast of Mexico sits in the path of the massive Hurricane Marie, poised to be consumed by the enormous cyclone.
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Hurricane Marie Could Swallow Smaller Storm Karina
None left behind
Credit: Claus Andreasen
A recent study on ancient human DNA — the largest research project yet on the subject — reveals the ancient settlers of the Arctic region have no descendants
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in the New World.
No Descendants Are Left from the First Eskimos
A lot to loose
Twenty new coral species were added to the endangered species list this week, increasing the total number tenfold.
20 Corals Added to Endangered Species List
A beautiful sunrise
Credit: Tobba Ágústsdóttir/@fencingtobba
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupted this week with spectacular effect.
Gallery: Beautiful Images of Bardarbunga's Volcanic Eruption
A reality check
The Holometer project purposes to unveil whether or not our reality of a 3D universe is an illusion.
Is the Universe a 2D Hologram? Experiment Aims to Find Out
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition
A bubbly discovery was made during a sweeping survey of the U.S. Atlantic Coast using the multibeam sonar technique.
Hundreds of Methane Plumes Erupting Along East Coast
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