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Today's Top Science Headline --The Day the Earth Stood Still: "There's a Missing Chapter in Earth's History"

“It’s almost like there was a speed limit for 100 million years,” says Ross Mitchell, a geologist at Curtin University in Australia. The planet’s plates slowed to a snail’s pace, its mountains were cut short and its volcanoes fell dormant....        
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