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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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07-11-2022
High-fat diet linked to weight gain and cognitive decline
Being overweight is known to increase the risk of many serious...
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07-11-2022
Brain ripples help us fully recall an experience
Scientists have long pondered how the 16 billion neurons of...
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07-11-2022
Carnivorous plants turned defense into highly successful offense
Carnivorous plants have evolved in many different taxa of plants,...
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07-10-2022
Building blocks of life found at the heart of the Milky Way
Some of the key building blocks of life - known...
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07-10-2022
Why are some people fascinated by fake news?
The term “fake news” has made its way into mainstream...
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07-10-2022
Seven new tropical forest ferns found hiding in plain sight
Seven new fern species from the rainforests of tropical America...
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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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