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Ancient Chinese farmers sowed literal seeds of change in Southeast Asia
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Feeding habits of ancient elephants uncovered from grass fragments stuck in their teeth
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Hawaii volcano erupts anew, sends huge ash plume into sky
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Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia
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Critically endangered South American forests were man made
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Scientists analyze first ancient human DNA from Southeast Asia
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