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North American Mammoths Actually Evolved in Eurasia

The famous Columbian mammoth — an 11-ton creature known for traversing North America during the last ice age — might actually be the same species as the Eurasian steppe mammoth, a new study finds. The discovery suggests that the first mammoth to enter North America was the Eurasian steppe mammoth, and not its ancestor, a European creature called Mammuthus meridionalis. The two species differed greatly — the steppe mammoth had many more adaptations to living in cold weather.


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Bay Bridge Pier to Go Boom: The Science of Implosions

Residents of San Francisco and Oakland may get a booming treat early Saturday morning.


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