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Dinosaur dung reveals giant plant-eaters ate meat

Giant herbivore dinosaurs, despite a reputation as strict plant-eaters, did not always stick to their greens. Some of them ate crustaceans, according to new research published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. Paleontologists discovered bits of animal shell embedded in fossilized dung. “We aren’t claiming that these dinosaurs were not herbivorous,” said Karen Chin, study …

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New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains

  Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates. It is built to attack three critical parts of the virus – making it harder for HIV to resist its effects. The work is a collaboration between the US National Institutes of …

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