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Posts tagged China

July 17, 2013

 

Archaeopteryx fossil

Fossil Discovery Clarifies The Evolution Of Birds

New fossils unearthed in China cast light on the evolution of today's fliers.

February 1, 2012

 

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Secrets Of Silk Production

The silk trade was so valuable that anyone who tried to take silkworm eggs or mulberry seeds out of China was put to death.

September 1, 2010

 

mudslide

How To Avoid A Mudslide

Mudslides may seem like total muddy chaos, but what is the cause?

July 14, 2010

 

mushroom_market

The Killer Fungus Among Us

The 5-year hunt for a mysterious and elusive killer may have finally reached its end.

August 19, 2009

 

Damage from 2008 Sichuan earthquake

How To Keep Buildings From Falling During Earthquakes

During earthquakes, why is it that some buildings tumble to the ground, while others stand tall?

March 12, 2008

 

Moving Sand Dunes

Singing Sand Dunes

Do sand dunes make noises? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 13, 2007

 

An x-ray of someone's knees

A Painful Way To Grow Taller

It's no secret that China's economy is growing at a rapid pace. However, it may surprise you to learn that some Chinese citizens are growing, too.

December 19, 2006

 

Sinraptor hepingensis skull from the Beijing Musuem of Natural History

A World Full of Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs are ancient history, but there is still a very exciting future for fossil research.

February 10, 2005

 

Did Dinosaurs Parent?

Did dinosaurs take an interest in parenting? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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