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After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home

After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home

After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home CAIRO — An American woman held without trial in an Egyptian prison for more than 300 days, over a Facebook page that criticized Egypt’s president, has been freed and returned to the United States, her supporters and American …

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Scientists Find 2 Mating Flies Trapped in Prehistoric Amber

Scientists Find 2 Mating Flies Trapped in Prehistoric Amber

Amber, or fossil tree resin, exists in rock layers all over the world. But for some reason, paleontologists never found much of it in Australia or New Zealand. That’s why it was exciting when Jeffrey Stilwell, a paleontologist at Monash University in Melbourne, and a group of students, found a stash in southern Australia in 2011. The find led Dr. …

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