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Swamp kauri reveals ancient Antarctic melting’s link to rising temperatures

Researchers on a swamp kauri. An ancient kauri pulled from a peat swamp near Dargaville provided vital clues to help explain global weather 30,000 years ago. Scientists have used dating data from a Northland swamp kauri to show rapid melting of … Ancient kauri reveals Arctic warming periodNew Zealand Herald .

NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft faces fiery finish

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – After a 20-year voyage, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is poised to dive into Saturn this week to become forever one with the exquisite planet. There’s no turning back: Friday it careens through the atmosphere and burns up like a … Cassini’s grand Saturn finale – Expert Cassini spacecraft’s amazing photos of Saturn, rings & moonsLynchburg News and Advance .

Viking military leader was a woman – The Business Journals

The 10th-century warrior was buried with artifacts that point to her involvement in military planning and tactics. Sign up for our free newsletter. Sign Up. Facebook · LinkedIn · Twitter · Google +; Email; Print · Order Reprints · Comments. Heads up … Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Tests ShowNewsmax New DNA Evidence Strongly Suggests There Were Female Viking WarriorsJezebel Scientists say DNA tests show Viking warrior was femaleWTNH Connecticut News (press release)