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10-04-2022
Dinosaur-killing asteroid scoured the world’s oceans
The massive asteroid that struck our planet 66 million years ago wiped out nearly all the dinosaurs, together with three-quarters of the Earth’s animal and plant species. According to a new computer modelling study led by the University of Michigan (U-M), this collision also triggered a monstrous tsunami with mile-high waves that scoured the ocean floor thousands of miles from the impact site on the Yucatan Peninsula, located in today’s Mexico.  “This tsunami was strong enough to disturb and erode sediments in ocean basins halfway around the...
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10-02-2022
Tighter school security linked to lower test scores
A new study suggests that increased surveillance in schools has...
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10-02-2022
Lightning map reveals weather patterns in the British Isles
Experts at the University of Portsmouth have produced a major...
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10-02-2022
Improving air quality could reduce severe cases of COVID-19
Exposure to poor air quality worsens COVID-19 patient outcomes, according...
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10-02-2022
Chimpanzees and gorillas can form lasting relationships
A new longitudinal study led by the Washington University in...
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10-02-2022
Songbirds have some impressive cognitive skills
A new study conducted by birdsong scientists from the University...
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10-01-2022
Ants can effectively adapt to urban environments
A new study led by the Texas A&M University has...
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10-01-2022
Why do some children take bigger risks than others?
While some children are risk-takers, others choose to play it...
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10-01-2022
Many exoplanets could have enough water to be habitable
According to new computer simulations conducted by experts from the...
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10-01-2022
Safety on frozen lakes declining due to climate change
A new study conducted by an international team of climate...
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09-30-2022
New fathers experience slight shrinkage of the brain
Although many studies have investigated how a mother’s brain changes...
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09-30-2022
Air pollution linked to a higher risk of stroke
In a new study published by the American Academy of...
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09-30-2022
New turtle nesting sites discovered in the Red Sea
The fight for the survival of baby sea turtles begins...
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