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Greek Firestorm Closes In on Olympia

Wildfires are threatening Olympia, birthplace of the Olympics and home to some of Greece’s most precious archaeological treasures, including relics from the Temple of Zeus. Authorities are battling fires throughout the country, and dozens of people have been killed.

Posted on Aug 26, 2007 READ MORE


Scientists Find ‘Missing Link’ Fossil

A UC Berkeley biologist announces that a new fossil discovery links the famous “Lucy” skeleton (~ 3 million - 3.6 million years old) to an even more ancient human ancestor—from about 4.1 million years back.

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