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01-27-2023
Mysterious primates lived in the Arctic 52 million years ago
The Eocene Period (cc. 43 to 66 million years ago) was a time of intense global warming, providing an important case study of how ecosystems react to changing climates. By examining fossils from the Ellesmere Island in Canada, a team of researchers led by the University of Kansas has found evidence of a warm, swamp-like environment around 52 million years ago, despite half the year experiencing Arctic harsh winter darkness. Based on fossil fragments of jaws and teeth, the experts identified two new species of primates -...
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01-27-2023
Can you tell if your cat is playing or fighting?
A new study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports...
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01-27-2023
Fascinating pterosaur had hundreds of tiny hooked teeth
An unusual new species of pterosaur with over 400 teeth...
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01-26-2023
Climate change affects ground squirrels in unexpected ways
When it comes to the negative impact of climate change...
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01-26-2023
Pallas cats discovered on the world’s highest mountain
In 2019, scientists from eight countries conducted the most comprehensive...
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01-26-2023
Humans have caused toxic algae blooms since the Bronze Age
Recently, there has been an increasing number of reports of...
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01-26-2023
Cancer drug could extend lifespan
A team of researchers led by the University of Auckland...
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01-26-2023
Sea level rise will cause widespread impacts sooner than expected
Current models of sea level rise suggest the most widespread...
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01-25-2023
Chemists take a new approach to developing insect repellents
Every year, an estimated one-third of the U.S. population uses...
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01-25-2023
Astronomers map the “dark chemistry” of outer space
In the formation of potentially habitable planets, ices are a...
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01-25-2023
What happens when an apex predator goes missing?
A new study led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...
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01-25-2023
Polygamous birds carry fewer harmful genetic mutations
Birds make use of a range of different mating systems...
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01-25-2023
Doomsday Clock set closer to midnight than ever before
In 1947, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists established a so-called...
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