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10-04-2022
Dinosaur-killing asteroid scoured the world’s oceans
The massive asteroid that struck our planet 66 million years ago wiped out nearly all the dinosaurs, together with three-quarters of the Earth’s animal and plant species. According to a new computer modelling study led by the University of Michigan (U-M), this collision also triggered a monstrous tsunami with mile-high waves that scoured the ocean floor thousands of miles from the impact site on the Yucatan Peninsula, located in today’s Mexico.  “This tsunami was strong enough to disturb and erode sediments in ocean basins halfway around the...
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05-10-2022
Ice caps can delay volcanic eruptions
The Westdahl Peak volcano adds to the magnificence of the...
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05-10-2022
New carbon sinks may be appearing in the Arctic
Plant composition changes in many areas with climate shifts. Not...
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05-10-2022
Stress may be linked to female fertility issues
Many women struggle to conceive and give birth to a...
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05-10-2022
Nonlethal parasite infections can lead to a greener world
Many herbivorous animals, such as deer, caribou, or bison are...
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05-10-2022
Climate change will affect the timing of plankton blooms
While the effects of climate change on terrestrial ecosystems have...
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05-10-2022
Marmosets with bold personalities are faster learners
In humans, certain personality traits are connected to our learning...
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05-10-2022
Your nervous system learns how to move the best way possible
A new study from Simon Fraser University may revolutionize the...
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05-09-2022
New lake may hold the entire history of an Antarctic ice sheet
One might assume that a two-mile high glacial sheet in...
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05-09-2022
Some bats buzz like hornets to deter predators
In Batesian mimicry, a harmless animal species imitates a more...
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05-09-2022
Fossil fuels linked to rise in atmospheric helium levels
A research team led by the University of California, San...
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05-09-2022
Forested areas may help protect pollinators in a warming climate
Pollination by insects is required for 75 percent of our...
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05-09-2022
Space travel alters the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain
A new study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports...
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