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Europe's last panda discovered in museum collection

Europe’s last panda discovered in museum collection

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A previously unknown species of giant panda that roamed Europe’s wetlands 6 million years ago has been identified after the discovery of two teeth stored in a Bulgarian museum. The fossilized upper molar …

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China to hold live-fire exercises in waters near Fujian, opposite Taiwan

China to hold live-fire exercises in waters near Fujian, opposite Taiwan

CNN — China is planning to conduct live-fire exercises on Saturday in waters near Pingtan Island of Fujian province, which is opposite the self-governing island of Taiwan. The Pingtan Maritime Safety Administration issued a navigation warning about the drills late Thursday local time, prohibiting all ships from entering waters near the island and the southeastern …

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Dutch cyclist Annemiek Van Vleuten wins 2022 Tour de France Femmes

Dutch cyclist Annemiek Van Vleuten wins 2022 Tour de France Femmes

CNN — Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten won the rebirth edition of the Tour de France Femmes Sunday, earning the prized yellow jersey. The 39-year-old Movistar Team rider and Tour favorite bested compatriot Demi Vollering by 3 minutes and 48 seconds in the eight-stage bike race. Katarzyna “Kasia” Niewiadoma of Poland finished third. Van Vleuten, …

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