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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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07-12-2022
Shifting ocean conditions influence Chago whale migrations
A new population of blue whales known as "Chagos" pygmy...
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07-12-2022
The habitability of a planet is affected by the location of its land
A new study led by the University of Toronto has...
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07-12-2022
Dolphin DNA study reveals adaptations to local oceanography
Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) are widespread and highly mobile marine...
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07-12-2022
Hawk moths in the Bahamas are the smallest ever found
Hawk moths, with a wingspan of over four inches, are...
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07-12-2022
Do wolves have similar sleeping patterns as dogs?
In recent years, there has been an increased scientific interest...
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07-12-2022
SARS-CoV-2 can survive on frozen meat for up to a month
A new study published in the journal Applied and Environmental...
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07-12-2022
Lungfish provide deeper insight into brain evolution
An international team of researchers recently published a paper in...
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07-11-2022
A galaxy cluster as it appeared 4.6 billion years ago
Earlier today at the White House, President Joe Biden unveiled...
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07-11-2022
Feathers were the secret of dinosaur success
In a new study from the Chinese Academy of Sciences...
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07-11-2022
Billions of people depend on wild plant and animal species
According to a new report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform...
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07-11-2022
Pocket gophers are underground farmers
Pocket gophers are a species of mammals known to live...
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07-11-2022
Marine fossil sheds light on arthropod evolution
By investigating a cache of fossils containing the brain and...
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