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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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01-18-2023
Bigger bird brains grow at the expense of the parents
Despite the fact that the term “birdbrain” is often used...
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01-18-2023
Managing negative emotions may prevent dementia
Negative emotions, depression, and anxiety are believed to play a...
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01-18-2023
Sunflowers use an internal clock to bloom at optimal times
Sunflower heads consist of hundreds of tiny florets. Due to...
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01-18-2023
Ocean plastic can be used to make pharmaceuticals
By using a soil fungus called Aspergillus nidulans, a team...
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01-17-2023
What should you do in the event of a nuclear explosion?
With around 12,700 nuclear warheads, produced by nine countries and...
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01-17-2023
Wolf packs are less likely to stick together after human impacts
A study led by the Yellowstone Wolf Project is shedding...
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01-17-2023
Deep meditation transforms gut microbes for optimal health
An ever-growing body of evidence supports the importance of the...
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01-17-2023
Six minutes of vigorous exercise helps protect the brain from aging
During normal aging, the human brain undergoes several changes. It...
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01-17-2023
If pathogens wish to spread, why make their hosts sick?
Scientists have long pondered why pathogens often cause illness in...
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01-17-2023
Single fish serving may contain a month of forever chemicals
A new study led by the Environmental Working Group (EWG)...
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01-17-2023
Which are the most intelligent cat breeds?
Although cats have smaller brains than dogs, they are extremely...
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01-16-2023
Gut bacteria have an impact on brain health
The gut microbiome is made up of tens of trillions...
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