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04-08-2024
Tiktaalik fossil discovery reveals how fish first walked onto land
The evolution of walking, a crucial phase in the journey from water to land by our ancient ancestors, marks one of life's most significant evolutionary transitions. Recent research on Tiktaalik fossils has recently enhanced our understanding of a pivotal shift in evolution. This fossil, dating back 375 million years, serves as a pivotal link in our understanding of evolution. It represents a key transitional form between fish and the vertebrates that would eventually inhabit the land. Spearheaded by a team including Penn State biologist Tom Stewart, this...
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07-10-2022
Wastewater provides early detection of Covid-19 surges
Wastewater sequencing can provide dramatic new insights into levels and...
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07-10-2022
Climate change may boost wine production in the UK
Over the last two decades, climate change has contributed to...
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07-09-2022
Mindfulness meditation can reduce pain
For centuries, people have been using mindfulness meditation to help...
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07-09-2022
The Amazon rainforest is on the brink of collapse
According to new data published by Brazil’s National Institute for...
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07-09-2022
Zapping our tongues could help reduce salt intake
Most people all over the world consume too much salt...
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07-09-2022
Art boosts well-being, even when it's viewed online
Scientists have long argued that viewing art while visiting museums...
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07-08-2022
Narwhals struggle to escape the stress of ship noise
Narwhals, who are often isolated from human disruption, are now...
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07-08-2022
Bee waggle dance inspires new method of robot communication
The "waggle dance" is performed by honeybees to alert one...
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07-08-2022
Barrier islands are set to retreat at an alarming rate
As the bodyguards of the coast, barrier islands offer protection...
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07-08-2022
Swans sacrifice rest to defend their foraging areas
Images of swans typically bring up ideas of graceful, refined...
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07-08-2022
Toads in the UK are unexpectedly climbing trees
Volunteers have made an unexpected discovery of tree climbing by...
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07-08-2022
Study reveals key genes that drive insect migration
Many insects undertake seasonal migrations, the most famous of them...
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