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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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11-22-2021
How predators have outsmarted monarch butterflies
Monarch butterflies and some of their close relatives thrive on...
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11-21-2021
Dramatic changes may be coming for Pacific storms
About 20,000 years ago, during the Last Glacial Maximum, North...
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11-21-2021
A chemical that triggers aggression in women, blocks it in men
A new study published in the journal Science Advances has...
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11-21-2021
Bacteria can help sustainably extract rare Earth elements
Rare Earth elements (RREs) are vital for building technological equipment,...
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11-20-2021
Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest hits new records
According to a new report by Brazil’s National Institute for...
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11-20-2021
Children appreciate humor very early in life
A new study led by the University of Bristol has...
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11-19-2021
How a grandmother's brain reacts to the sight of her grandchildren
Grandmothers are important caregivers in many societies and can enrich...
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11-19-2021
Speech sounds elicit similar brain responses in humans and guinea pigs
A new study published in the journal eNeuro has found...
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11-19-2021
Exercise increases the body’s own cannabis-like substances
A new study led by the University of Nottingham has...
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11-19-2021
Older couples have synchronized heart rates
A new study carried out by researchers from the University...
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11-18-2021
Leafy greens may help relieve chronic migraine
Migraines are considered to be a major public health concern...
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11-18-2021
Do anti-aging diets actually work?
Dietary interventions such as intermittent fasting and caloric restriction are...
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