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700-Million-Year-Old Fossils: Oldest Armored Creature?

by Jeanna Bryner

Fossils of tiny creatures living hundreds of millions of years ago may represent the oldest example of an organism with its own mineral coating such as is seen today on snails.

Pinatubo Flashback, June 7, 1991: A Colossal Eruption Looms

by Stephanie Pappas

On June 15, 1991, the largest land volcano eruption in living history shook the Philippine island of Luzon as Mount Pinatubo, a formerly unassuming lump of jungle-covered slopes, blew its top.

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