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Although Stonehenge may be the most famous of Europe's megaliths, it's far from the only one: There are about 35,000 of these... more
Ancient spider fossils, surprisingly preserved in rock, reveal reflective eyes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
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The spread of Europe’s giant stone monuments may trace back to one region  SCIENCE-NEWS · 7 days
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'Revealing Greater Cahokia' details research on ancient North American metropolis  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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