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11-30-2021
Explosion in ocean life triggered mountain formation
New research led by the University of Aberdeen in Scotland has found that an unprecedented abundance of ocean life played a fundamental role in the creation of Earth’s mountains approximately two billion years ago.  While the formation of mountains is generally linked to the collision of tectonic plates causing large stabs of rock to be thrust skywards, this new study has identified another possible trigger. The abundance of nutrients in the oceans two billion years ago caused an unprecedented explosion in planktonic life.  When the plankton died,...
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11-26-2021
When hunting for food, fulmars follow the fishing vessels
When planning the conservation and management of threatened species, it...
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11-25-2021
Electricity may be the cheapest energy source by 2050
A new study published in the journal Nature Energy    has...
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11-25-2021
Ancient relative climbed like an ape, walked like a human
An international team of researchers from 16 different institutions published...
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11-25-2021
Gut bacteria enhances memory in bees
An international team of researchers from Jiangnan University, China, Queen...
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11-24-2021
Vulture bees have acquired a taste for dead bodies
Although bees are related to wasps, they gave up being...
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11-24-2021
Masks protect better against COVID-19 than social distancing
A recent study published in the journal Physics of Fluids...
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11-24-2021
Cambodian bats have coronaviruses related to SARS-COV-2
Knowledge of the origin of the coronavirus that caused the...
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11-23-2021
Water has been detected in a galaxy 13 billion light years away
Water and carbon monoxide have been found in twin galaxies...
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11-23-2021
How COVID-19 is transmitted through aerosols
A new study presented at the International Conference for High...
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11-23-2021
Drinking coffee protects against Alzheimer’s disease
A new longitudinal study led by Edith Cowan University (ECU),...
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11-22-2021
Nitrous oxide is far more costly than estimated
Much has been written about the social cost of carbon...
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11-22-2021
Ants swap spit to share food and special fluids
Ants are well known for their communal behaviors, such as...
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