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09-24-2021
Humans were in North America during Last Glacial Maximum
A study from AAAS is shedding new light on the mystery of the timing of human migration into the Americas. While analyzing exposed outcrops of an ancient lake in White Sands National Park, New Mexico, the researchers discovered multiple human footprints that are 23,000 to 21,000 years old.  "Archaeologists and researchers in allied fields have long sought to understand human colonization of North America," wrote the researchers. "Questions remain about when and how people migrated, where they originated, and how their arrival affected the established fauna and...
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09-28-2021
Pocket gophers glow under UV light
Pocket gophers aren’t exotic animals. They’re small, common rodents that...
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09-27-2021
Baby birds can learn sounds before they've even hatched
In a fascinating study led by Flinders University, researchers have...
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09-27-2021
Melting polar ice is warping Earth’s crust
Researchers at Harvard University have recently discovered that the melting...
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09-24-2021
Indigenous leaders call on the world to save the Amazon
Ahead of COP 26, the UN climate change conference, a...
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09-23-2021
Scientists can predict bird calls based on brain signals
Building on previous research which used the bodies and brains...
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09-23-2021
Vampire bats hunt for food with their friends
Vampire bats are known to form long-term relationships by grooming...
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09-23-2021
Four new dinosaur specimens found at the Hell Creek Formation
The Hell Creek Formation, a rock unit stretching across Montana,...
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09-23-2021
Japanese knotweed could lower cancer risk of processed meat
The addition of plant extracts to traditionally cured processed meats...
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09-23-2021
Why is the Northeast coast a global warming hotspot?
It is a well known fact that climate change will...
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09-22-2021
Gout medicine found to be effective against COVID-19
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a...
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09-22-2021
Infants carry higher levels of microplastics than adults
Microplastics are tiny fragments (less than 0.2 in or 5...
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09-21-2021
Climate change is following a pattern similar to Earth’s largest mass extinction
A recent study has found that the mass extinction from...
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