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Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Earthquake: Da Vinci was wrong about friction, says study

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered that fracture and friction are closely interrelated, a finding that may help describe the mechanics that drive earthquakes. The study overtur... »
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Washington, Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Planet Mercury result of early hit-and-run collisions

Mercury and other unusually metal-rich objects in the solar system may be relics left behind by hit-and-run collisions in the early solar system, scientists say. The origin of planet Merc... »
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Washington, Thursday, June 26, 2014

Monarch butterflies use ‘sun compass’

Monarch butterflies use the Earth’s magnetic field and a ‘sun compass’ in their antenna as navigational tools for their long-distance migration, scientists say. Monarchs use a time-compen... »
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